Monthly Archives: June 2012

The colors of the Brainbow: when science looks like art

In a previous post I wrote that science was not art. Well, it’s true, science is not art but sometimes it looks a lot like art. Sometimes it produces images that wouldn’t be out of place among the displays of

The colors of the Brainbow: when science looks like art

In a previous post I wrote that science was not art. Well, it’s true, science is not art but sometimes it looks a lot like art. Sometimes it produces images that wouldn’t be out of place among the displays of

94 elements make up everything

Carbon, Hydrogen, Oxygen, Nitrogen, Phosphorus and Sulfur are the six most common elements in living organisms but in total it’s 94 elements that make up the world. From Hydrogen to Plutonium, there are 94 naturally occurring elements. That’s without the

94 elements make up everything

Carbon, Hydrogen, Oxygen, Nitrogen, Phosphorus and Sulfur are the six most common elements in living organisms but in total it’s 94 elements that make up the world. From Hydrogen to Plutonium, there are 94 naturally occurring elements. That’s without the

A flashlight to explore the brain

You’re standing in front of a machine, any machine: a coffee machine, a computer, a washing machine… and you want the machine to do something. What do you do? You press a button. To make our life easier the buttons

A flashlight to explore the brain

You’re standing in front of a machine, any machine: a coffee machine, a computer, a washing machine… and you want the machine to do something. What do you do? You press a button. To make our life easier the buttons