Non-water. Inside the dead forest.
Led by Professors Raffaele Mezzenga and Ehud Landau, a group of physicists and chemists from ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich have identified an unusual way to prevent water from forming ice crystals, so even at extreme sub-zero temperatures it retains the amorphous characteristics of a liquid. In a first step, the researchers designed and […]
What is creativity, and can it be enhanced – safely – in a person who needs a boost of imagination? Georgetown experts debate the growing use of electrical devices that stimulate brain tissue and conclude there is potential value in the technique. However, use of these machines also raises neuro-ethical, legal, and social issues that […]
Do you feel judged? Do you feel bad? Do you like plastic flowers?
Modern times can be really stressful. Many times you find yourself under criticism. A lot of times things go the wrong way. And at that points in time, you start judging yourself. Feeling useless. Because someone else is. Feeling inadequate. Because someone else is. Feeling responsible. Because someone else is not. Do not feel this […]
Hallucinations… Living… Senses as deprivation of your nature…
One hundred billion or so neurons are also incredibly fragile. If the tiniest thing goes wrong with a particular connection – maybe something misfires, or a certain neural pathway is blocked – things can fall apart very quickly. And, oddly enough, even without any injuries or structural malfunctions, the human brain can get weird all […]
Waiting… Feeling anxious… The plane will soon take off… You feel excited… But not because you are leaving… But because you will soon be back. Dad!
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