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How the brain decides what to eat

Having a balanced diet is a vital concern to all living organisms, not only humans. Animals choose between different food sources according to their nutritional needs. In a study just published in the journal ...

dateMay 13, 2010 in Biotechnology
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Cell-inspired electronics

(PhysOrg.com) -- A single cell in the human body is approximately 10,000 times more energy-efficient than any nanoscale digital transistor, the fundamental building block of electronic chips. In one second, ...

dateFeb 25, 2010 in Engineering
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Scientists show universality in the brain evolution

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists have uncovered a self-organizing biological principle in the brains of three very different, genetically diverse mammals -- but in all three they found the same mathematically precise ...

dateNov 04, 2010 in Evolution
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This is what a fish thought looks like

For the first time, researchers have been able to see a thought "swim" through the brain of a living fish. The new technology is a useful tool for studies of perception. It might even find use in psychiatric ...

dateJan 31, 2013 in Other
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