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Posts Tagged ‘topic’

The Mystery of Wrinkly-When-Wet Fingers, Solved

The Mystery of Wrinkly-When-Wet Fingers, Solved

Now my question is why in the world is theses scientist concern with this topic to pull themselves away from real concerns. Are these people being governmentally funded? Mystery of the century, you guys. No, the millenium. All times. A new paper in the journal Brain, Behavior and Evolution has a new answer to the eternal question: why do our [...]

Can a brain live for a minute after decapitation?

Can a brain live for a minute after decapitation?

Since I was a kid, I’ve been fascinated by 19th century guillotine anecdotes about severed heads winking, attempting to speak, or smiling. The "Guillotine" entry in Wikipedia has a section on Living heads and The Straight Dope has investigated the topic as well. And now, two new scientific studies also push on the question of whether the brain [...]