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Scans found areas in the brain’s ‘pleasure’ centre became active when people heard a song for the first time. And the more the listener enjoyed what they were hearing, the stronger the connections were in the reward region known as the nucleus accumbens. This is operated by the chemical dopamine which promotes desire.
Case in point: researchers at the ATR Computational Neuroscience Laboratories in Kyoto, Japan, have been working to visualize the images that a sleeping person sees in real time.
The hacker has infected her machine with a remote administration tool (RAT) that gives him access to the woman’s screen, to her webcam, to her files, to her microphone.
I’m not so sure that Google Glass is going to be good for us as a society. There is a dark side to what appears to be a wonderful coming together of complementary technology, and I’m here to poop this party.
With these simple steps, and a little practice, you’ll soon experience sleep like never before.
The death of a public figure of Albert Einstein’s stature is the sort of event that, literally and figuratively, stops the presses.
Boosted Boards has introduced a prototype of what it’s calling “the lightest electric vehicle that’s ever been made”–a longboard electric skateboard that the company hopes will easily and quickly transport commuters from wherever their bus or train stops to wherever it is they actually want to be.
According to new research published in Nature Neuroscience, scientists have invented a method to induce memories in brains for the first time in history.
An unusual new study of college students’ interactions with a robot has shed light on why we intuitively trust some people and distrust others.
Oh No guides you through his technology expeirence in Japan which consist of multiple touch screens, rollercoasters, various simulators and some video games.
How’d you like to live forever? The question is sparking more serious scientific debate than ever before. But this time, it’s not mind uploading or anti-aging that’s spurring argument. It’s a new kind of approach.
Death by vacuum has become a hallmark of modern space cinema. 2001.
The folks at ET3 want to make what they call “Evacuated Tube Transport” a reality.
Common rats live about three years on average. The naked mole rat typically lives 10 to 30 years. And unlike humans, the naked mole rat–a species native to East Africa–shows little of the slow decline in mental and physical health as the years pile up.
Anyone who’s ever driven in a city can attest to the fact that it’s an utter pain in the rear to find somewhere to park.
Simple is ramping up on mailing out cards to the more than 100,000 people on its waiting list.
Munich started by reading online about the science of Coolidge tubes, the essential radiation-emitting core of most commercial machines, and eventually found one for sale from a manufacturer in China. “The rest was puzzle-solving,” Munich says. “For something like this, there’s no guide.”
Seth MacFarlane creator of Family Guy explains the reason for relaunching Cosmos.
Before multimedia CD-ROM games flourished, the VCR added unprecedented interactivity to board games.