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Bigger brains led to bigger bodies in our ancestors

New research suggests that humans became the large-brained, large-bodied animals we are today because of natural selection to increase brain size. The work, published in the journal Current Anthropology, contradicts previous ...

dateApr 18, 2016 in Evolution
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Mitigating floods with an electronic brain

A computer model that can "learn" similarly to the human brain could help water resource managers mitigate damage in cases of extreme flooding, according to research published in the Pertanika Journal of Science & Technology.

dateJul 21, 2016 in Environment
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Human brain inspires computer memory

How is it possible to create computer memory that is both faster and consumes less energy? Researchers at the Institut d'électronique fondamentale (CNRS/Université Paris-Sud) and CEA-List have unlocked the physical mechanisms ...

dateApr 28, 2015 in Computer Sciences
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