Memory and meditation.

28 April 2009 grant b 0

You’d expect that meditation would improve your ability to remember things, I suppose. But this study mentioned in New Scientist shows that it really depends […]

SONG: 64 Actuators

23 April 2009 grant b 0

SONG: “64 Actuators” [Download] (To download: double right-click & “Save As”) ARTIST: grant. SOURCE: “Jacket Lets You Feel the Movies”, IEEE Spectrum, 18 March 2009, […]

Home-grown and then some.

22 April 2009 grant b 0

The FASEB Journal makes me uneasy with a new biochemical study. I’m beginning to worry that any minute now, government agents will be arresting my […]

Men need not apply.

20 April 2009 grant b 0

The Telegraph, among other news sources, revels in my obsolescence. I am biologically and genetically surplus to needs. I am a man, and they’ve found […]

Sushi ain’t green.

17 April 2009 grant b 0

Scientific American raises the alarming prospect that, much quicker than anyone expected, bluefin tuna is going the way of the dodo: As European fishing fleets […]

Chimp tricks.

16 April 2009 grant b 0

LiveScience sullies our image of chimpanzees as noble, natural creatures with evidence that these apes practice prostitution: The primates’ food-for-sex barter occurs indirectly, over the […]

Beauty before flight?

15 April 2009 grant b 0

You might think flying is an impressive enough goal for any creature, but the Telegraph reveals new clues that dinosaurs may have evolved wings to […]

Touch the vision.

14 April 2009 grant b 1

ScienceNOW is watching perceptual experts sketch out the first map of a strange sensory hinterland – the perceptual space that lies between what you see […]