Posts Tagged ‘biology’
 
 
 
brain networks
 
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cool runnings 61 title
cool runnings 61 title

AD-ENM server: computing with elastic network models

        http://enm.lobos.nih.gov/ Modelers run into trouble when very high degree of freedom models need to be calculated. Not many of us have supercomputers to use, or even access to one. So theoreticians a...
 
abnormal psych
 
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cool runnings 57  main pix
cool runnings 57  main pix

Quora, when you just have to have intelligent responses

              https://www.quora.com/ You are obsessed with a question. Your sleep is interrupted. When you are sleeping, you dream about the question. You have discussed it with all the usual ...
 
abnormal psych
 
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cool runnings 38 premier picture
cool runnings 38 premier picture

See cartoons: The new New Yorker science site

  Dramatic pictures and funny cartoons! Serious science and trending technology! Snappy editing and peppy prose! How would you pitch such a thing? Like combining National Geographic, Scientific American and The New Yorker ...

 
brain experiments
 
Cool Runnings 51 preferred
Cool Runnings 51 preferred
Cool Runnings 51 preferred

Good ol’ RasMol: Molecular modeling for the masses

                  Chemical effects on the brain are both fascinating and necessary for survival. Endogenous neuromodulators and neurotransmitters and their receptors are switches whi...
 
brain experiments
 
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cool runnings 45 dying-to-be-thin
cool runnings 45 dying-to-be-thin

NOVA beta

Please put away your books and notes, it’s time for a quiz. Circle the answer below which best represents the date of the first computer. 1822  CE 70  BCE 1206  CE 1941  CE 2700  BCE Depending on your perspective, and wh...
 
Cool Runnings
 
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cool runnings 44 beagle
cool runnings 44 beagle

The single best idea anybody ever had

In the history of science, evolution stands alone as a theory of causality. A leading scientist wrote:      Darwin’s theory of natural selection came very late in the history of thought.      Was it delayed because it...

 
altered states
 
cool runnings 41 peter hankin
cool runnings 41 peter hankin
cool runnings 41 peter hankin

If the conscious self is an illusion – who is it that’s being fooled?

This weblog – http://www.consciousentities.com/ – authored by Peter Hankins started as an attempt to quickly dispense with the problems that others were having with consciousness – a few pithy, essays, world enlig...
 
abnormal psych
 
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What I did on my summer vacation: mind hacks

When faced with a huge task, a truly humungous task which stretches out over the horizon and with no sensible timely end – bailing out the ever-expanding oceans with a tea spoon is a commonly thought of example – it’s...
 
abnormal psych
 
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cool runnings 35 1
cool runnings 35 1

Will what is missing solve consciousness?

              In the world of scientific discovery and entrepaneurship, scholars often seem like the homeless of the institutional world. Yet in the midden of overwhelming masses of informatio...

 
art
 
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ConneXions

From the website: Connexions is: a place to view and share educational material made of small knowledge chunks called modules that can be organized as courses, books, reports, etc. Anyone may view or contribute: authors create ...