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Neuroscientists find the molecular 'when' and 'where' of memory formation

Neuroscientists find the molecular 'when' and 'where' of memory formation | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Neuroscientists have isolated the “when” and “where” of molecular activity that occurs in the formation of short-, intermediate-, and long-term memories.
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Natural Phenomena - VideoSapien

 Humans are part of the natural order. We're risen apes that acquired language and learned to use tools.

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Machines in minds to reverse engineer the machine that is mind: Randal A. Koene at TEDxTallinn

Randal A. Koene is Dutch neuroscientist and -engineer, co-founder of carboncopies.org network. Randal's research is centered on how to decode and simulate br...
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Draw Carbon Nanotubes With A Pencil : Discovery News

Draw Carbon Nanotubes With A Pencil : Discovery News | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
MIT researchers get the lead out by creating gas-detecting sensors with your average mechanical pencil.
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Bright Venus and Moon to Shine in Friday Morning Sky

Bright Venus and Moon to Shine in Friday Morning Sky | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
The two brightest objects in the sky may be visible as you wait for your train or bus.
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12 Great Posters From When Turning Down The Thermostat and Preparing For Winter Was a Patriotic Act

12 Great Posters From When Turning Down The Thermostat and Preparing For Winter Was a Patriotic Act | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
When fixing things, making do, living with less and doing without really meant something...
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Nature Blows My Mind! Bolivia's Salar de Uyuni Creates World's Largest Mirror

Nature Blows My Mind! Bolivia's Salar de Uyuni Creates World's Largest Mirror | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
It never ceases to amaze me how many otherworldly places, phenomenon and organisms exist on this one planet. This natural mirror on a salt flat blows my mind.
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13 Great Posters From When Driving Was Considered To Be Almost A War Crime

13 Great Posters From When Driving Was Considered To Be Almost A War Crime | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
And when you had to ask: Is this trip really necessary?
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Afterlife exists says top brain surgeon - Telegraph

Afterlife exists says top brain surgeon  - Telegraph | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
A prominent scientist who had previously dismissed the possibility of the afterlife says he has reconsidered his belief after experiencing an out of body experience which has convinced him that heaven exists.
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Language learning makes the brain grow, Swedish study suggests

Language learning makes the brain grow, Swedish study suggests | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
At the Swedish Armed Forces Interpreter Academy, young recruits learn a new language at a very fast pace.
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UCLA researchers discover that the sleeping brain behaves as if it's remembering something

UCLA researchers discover that the sleeping brain behaves as if it's remembering something | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it

UCLA researchers have for the first time measured the activity of a brain region known to be involved in learning, memory and Alzheimer's disease during sleep. They discovered that this part of the brain behaves as if it's remembering something, even under anesthesia, a finding that counters conventional theories about memory consolidation during sleep.


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My brain is still active even when I'm asleep, thats crazy.

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What you hear could depend on what your hands are doing | ScienceBlog.com

What you hear could depend on what your hands are doing | ScienceBlog.com | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
New research links motor skills and perception, specifically as it relates to a second finding—a new understanding of what the left and right brain...
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TEDxUIUC - Sherry Turkle - Alone Together

WE ARE LONELY BUT FEARFUL OF INTIMACY, CONNECTIVITY OFFERS TO MANY THE ILLUSSION OF COMPANIONSHIP WITHOUT THE DEMAND OF FRIENDSHIP"(SCARY TRUTH. LILY)

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Transhuman Week: exploring the frontiers of human enhancement

Transhuman Week: exploring the frontiers of human enhancement | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it

Wired.co.uk seeks to navigate the thorny ethical, medical and social issues associated with using technology to enhance the human body and mind through a series of features, galleries and guest posts.

 

http://www.wired.co.uk/topics/transhuman-week


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What Happens When You Crack An Egg Underwater? | Video

What Happens When You Crack An Egg Underwater? | Video | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
When you crack an egg underwater the water pressure assumes the role of the eggshell, exerting an inward force that keeps the egg yolk and whites intact.
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David Link, LoveLetters_1.0, 2009—...

David Link, LoveLetters_1.0, 2009—... | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it

From August 1953 to May 1954 strange love-letters appeared on the notice board of Manchester University’s Computer Department.

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How To Make LED Turn Signals For Your Bike

How To Make LED Turn Signals For Your Bike | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
It's getting darker earlier as we roll into autumn and winter. Gear up on bike safety with this fun weekend project!
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Nature Blows My Mind! The Strange SCUBA-Diving Spider

Nature Blows My Mind! The Strange SCUBA-Diving Spider | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
An amazing little spider has figrued out how to live life underwater using a bubble of air that acts like gills.
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Video animation of skydiver Felix Baumgartner's stunt - Telegraph

Video animation of skydiver Felix Baumgartner's stunt - Telegraph | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Watch an animated video explaining how Felix Baumgartner's proposed jump from the edge of space will work.
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Large water reservoirs at the dawn of stellar birth

Large water reservoirs at the dawn of stellar birth | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
The European Space Agency's Herschel space observatory has discovered enough water vapor to fill Earth's oceans more than 2000 times over, in a gas and dust cloud that is on the verge of collapsing into a new Sun-like star.
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Not getting sleepy? Research explains why hypnosis doesn't work for all- Office of Communications & Public Affairs - Stanford University School of Medicine

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