A Beautiful Mind

Neuroscape Lab Vividly Displays Brain Activity as Tool to Develop Targeted Disease Therapies In Adam Gazzaley’s new lab, the brain is a kaleidoscope of colors, bursting and pulsing in real time to the rhythm of electronic music. The mesmerizing visual on the screen is a digital masterpiece – but the…

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Reading Brains

Mind reading has traditionally been the domain of mystics and science fiction writers. Increasingly, however, it is becoming the province of serious science. A new study from the laboratory of Marcel van Gerven of Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands demonstrates it is possible to figure out what people are…

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Body odor as a biometric identifier

Researchers at the UPM along with the Ilía Sistemas company are making progress on the development of a new biometric technique that would allow us to identify people through their personal odor. The research of the Group of Biometrics, Biosignals and Security (GB2S) of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) in collaboration with Ilía Sistemas…

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Robot with a taste for beer

Robot with a taste for beer? Electronic tongue can identify brands of beer Researchers have managed to distinguish between different varieties of beer using an electronic tongue. The discovery, published in the journal Food Chemistry, is accurate in almost 82% of cases. Beer is the oldest and most widely consumed…

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