Guess all those sci-fi thrillers in which people could tap into the movies unspooling in other people’s heads — think ‘Brainstorm,’ ‘Dreamscape,’ ‘Blade Runner,’ ‘Total Recall,’ ‘The Cell’ and ‘Inception’ — weren’t all that far-fetched. Scientists at the University of California at Berkeley have figured out how to reconstruct the movies people see in their minds.
In a new study published in the journal Current Biology, the researchers recount how they… Continue reading Scientists Learn to Make Movies From Images...
Even as Japan deals with the threat of a nuclear meltdown in the wake of a devastating earthquake and tsunami, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh held a meeting Wednesday with the heads of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) and the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) to review the safety measures of nuclear installations in India, sources [...] Continue reading Top scientists brief PM on nuclear safety
Scientists have cracked one of the secrets behind the spread of cancer — a protein that helps the disease thrive and spread through the body, besides aiding its return post treatment. The breakthrough opens the way to drugs and better ways of picking out the most dangerous tumours, the Journal of Clinical Investigation reports. Cancer [...] Continue reading Scientists find trigger behind spread of cancer
A team of scientists has taken an important step toward a better understanding of prostate cancer by uncovering evidence that it is not one disease but rather several factors which can be measured and, in the future, destroyed by targeted therapy. The research team led by of Dr. Mark A. Rubin, at Weill Cornell Medical [...] Continue reading Scientists reveal prostate cancer”s multiple personalities
Email Close [X] . Louisiana State University’s Edward Overton once published a research article with the tongue-tangling title, “Effectiveness of … Continue reading Scientists become celebrities in oil spill story