• Posts Tagged ‘Neurology’

    Strange Science: Sensory Input

    by  • May 25, 2018 • Strange Science • 0 Comments

    Ventriloquist dummy

    A good ventriloquist can make you believe that they are not the one doing the talking for their dummy. But the science behind why our brains believe that is a bit more complicated. Scientists long believed that different parts of the brain processed the sensory input from each of our five senses. But a...

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    Strange Science: Plants Under Sedation

    by  • February 23, 2018 • Strange Science • 0 Comments

    Closed flower bud

    We know that plants are alive, but did you know that they can be sedated with the same drugs used to sedate humans? Scientists have recently published a study in the Annals of Botany that details their experiments on the effects of a variety of drugs on pea plants. “Under anesthetics, the physical properties of...

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    The Inverse Polygraph: A New Device for Implanting Thought Patterns

    by  • March 13, 2017 • Fiction • 1 Comment

    Art for "The Inverse Polygraph: A New Device for Implanting Thought Patterns"

    An essay by Professor Josef Austin, as provided by Candida Spillard Art by Luke Spooner (Paper to have been submitted by Professor Josef Austin of Harvard, currently on secondment to the U.K. Ministry of Defence, to “IEEE Transactions, Medical Devices,” but withdrawn having been found to contain Classified material. This copy provided by Candida...

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    The Giftie

    by  • September 19, 2016 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    The Giftie

    An essay by Sadie Loveday, as provided by Judith Field Art by Errow Collins O wad some Pow’r the giftie gie us To see oursels as ithers see us! (Robert Burns, “To a Louse”) On my 40th birthday, I said to myself, “Sadie, it’s time for life to begin.” Sadie Loveday, spinster of this...

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    A Piece of My Mind

    by  • February 15, 2016 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    A Piece of My Mind

    An essay by Dr. David Jackson, as provided by Tom Howard Art by Errow Collins I woke up smelling ripe strawberries, then antiseptic and bleach. Small machines whirred and pumped around me, sounding familiar. I was afraid to open my eyes. A series of beeps from a nearby machine betrayed my wakefulness. My blood...

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    The End of the Beginning

    by  • January 4, 2016 • Fiction • 4 Comments

    The End of the Beginning

    An essay by Professor D’arby Swanson, as provided by Sean Kavanagh Art by A. Jones I stood in line at the patent office, my device, my little miracle, bundled up in its box in front of me. It didn’t look like much, but I had burned my way through three grants, a marriage, and several friendships...

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    In The Absence of Emotion

    by  • November 18, 2013 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Editorial: Investigations of Neural Imagining and Surgical Removal of Emotional Cortexes Edward P. Muinn1, David G. Bolls,1 Felicity I. Killian1,2 and Diana Rohlman3 1Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, 2Department of Radiology, 3Groom Lake Publishing Services, Groom Lake, Nevada, United States of America Corresponding author: Felicity I. Killian, killianf@groomlakelab.edu Felicity I. Killian received her Bachelors...

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