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Human Brains Bat Sight Found
Offbeat  (tags: Brain, human, bat )

- 2932 days ago -
The part of the brain used by people who can "see like a bat" has been identified by researchers in Canada. Some blind people have learned to echolocate by making clicking noises and listening to the returning echoes.
Human Brain Stem Cells Grown in Rats
Offbeat  (tags: Rats, human, brain, cells )

- 3113 days ago -
Stem cells from the human brain that were transplanted into the brains of newborn rats have matured and are able to function just like native rat cells.
Waiting on the Teenage Brain
Offbeat  (tags: Teens, Brain, performance, interesting )

- 3129 days ago -
Newman goes on to review the spate of studies in recent years that show how "the brain of a teen is different." Peering into it with modern imaging equipment shows us that "there are areas (particularly those dealing with motor control and hand/eye ..
Mind Who You Call a 'Birdbrain'
Offbeat  (tags: jungle crows, Tokyo, Japan, animal intelligence, birdbrain, relative size, pest, forest demons, folklore, pest )

- 3143 days ago -
Eiichi Izawa of Keio University in Tokyo calls them "feathered primates." In Japanese folklore they are the origin of the forest demons known as 'karasutengu.' Scientists classify them as 'Corvus macrorhynchos.' The rest of us know them as jungle crows.
Toddler Recovering After Chopstick Pierces Brain
Offbeat  (tags: child, toddler, chopstick, nose, brain, pierces, recovering, doctor, Chinasafety )

- 3451 days ago -
A 14-month-old boy in China is recovering after doctors removed a chopstick from his brain that accidentally poked up through his nose
Perception - The Reality Beyond Matter   video
Offbeat  (tags: Perception, Mind, Reality, Quantum, physics, psychology, NLP, consciousness, computers, brain, electrical copy, reality, real matter, dreams, wakefulness, distance, space )

- 3775 days ago -
If I am completely controlled by something other than me, what then is the purpose of my life?If I had to point to where my idea or concept of reality is maintained, Id be pointing to my head - how about you? Is all this vibrational energy?
Flies: Smarter Than You Think
Offbeat  (tags: fly, housefly, flies, flyswatter, brain, instinct, research )

- 3951 days ago -
Why it's so bloody difficult to swat flies, explained by scientists.
Not Seeing What's There
Offbeat  (tags: media, brain )

- 4090 days ago -
Perceptions, misperceptions, how the media prevents us from seeing what is right in front of our noses.
Musicophilia - Music Therapy and Parkinson's   video
Offbeat  (tags: oliver, sacks, music, therapy, parkinson's, musicophilia, neurology, neurologist, brain, amnesia, science, unusual )

- 4123 days ago -
Oliver Sacks, author of The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, discusses the effect of music therapy on Parkinson's disease patients. It also can have exceptional benefit to people with Alzheimer's disease.
What Happens to Your Body W/in a Hr. After You Drink "the Real Thing"
Offbeat  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, brain, diet, disease, drugs, health, heart, humans, illness, interesting, medicine, nutrition, protection, risks, safety, warning, safety, culture )

- 4172 days ago -
Within the first 10 minutes, 10 teaspoons of sugar hit your system. This is 100 percent of your recommended daily intake, and the only reason you don't vomit as a result of the overwhelming sweetness is because phosphoric acid cuts the flavor.
The Right Brain Vs Left Brain Test | PerthNow
Offbeat  (tags: perception, brain, interesting )

- 4272 days ago -
If clockwise, then you use more of the right side of the brain and vice versa.

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