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2013-08-28 23:28:17

PROJECT: H.E.P.C.A.T. (Human Emotion Programming for Computer Application Technology) is a global project to teach a computer human emotion. Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Can a computer be taught human emotion? And if so, what are the implications? Would the computer be able to respond and reason with human emotion? That is the intent of this global initiative. The team members of this project will build a database of human emotion based on a list developed by Shaver,...

2013-08-13 23:05:07

$30 billion would solve world hunger, yet consumers spend three times that number just on cable TV. Inspired to make a difference, student Steven Ng founded Global Ties and is selling bracelets to feed the world. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 For the last year, Steven Ng, a sophomore at UCLA, has been establishing Global Ties as a service that creates opportunity for change. With Global Ties, people can buy a simple bracelet that will feed 12, 24, or 48 individuals for a day....

2013-08-06 23:23:16

Moodswiing connects users emotions to the latest ideas, stories, opinions and news about what interests them most. Users can locate their city and filter out an emotion or topic, and see how people feel about that certain topic, or what topics are making them express a particular emotion. Tulsa, OK (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 Emotions take center stage with Moodswiing, a new, innovative approach to social networking. This breakthrough social media tool allows people to be understood and more...

2013-08-05 12:25:20

Using direct human brain recordings, a research team from Drexel University, the University of Pennsylvania, UCLA and Thomas Jefferson University has identified a new type of cell in the brain that helps people to keep track of their relative location while navigating an unfamiliar environment. The "grid cell," which derives its name from the triangular grid pattern in which the cell activates during navigation, is distinct among brain cells because its activation represents multiple...

2013-07-24 23:04:34

SF-based Two Degrees Food and DC-based Earth Starter have created a partnership to donate meals to children in need for every Nourishmat garden purchased. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Two Degrees, Inc., the first buy-one give-one food company, and Earth Starter, a food empowerment company that teaches consumers how to grow their own food, have teamed up to provide meals to hungry kids across America. The partnership brings together two food-focused, social startups with a...

2013-07-11 11:04:50

Several human and animal studies have shown a relationship between a preference for highly sweet tastes and alcohol use disorders. Furthermore, the brain mechanisms of sweet-taste responses may share common neural pathways with responses to alcohol and other drugs. A new study using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) has found that recent drinking is related to the orbitofrontal-region brain response to an intensely sweet stimulus, a brain response that may serve as an important...

2013-07-09 21:21:31

In the constant cross talk between our brain and our gut, two gut hormones are already known to tell the brain when we have had enough to eat. New research suggests that boosting levels of these hormones simultaneously may be an effective new weapon in the fight against obesity. Dr Shu Lin, Dr Yan-Chuan Shi and Professor Herbert Herzog, from Sydney’s Garvan Institute of Medical Research, have shown that when mice are injected with PYY3-36 and PP, they eat less, gain less...

2013-07-05 11:04:44

Fish fail to detect danger in copper-polluted water. A new study, to be presented at the meeting of the Society for Experimental Biology on the 5th of July, shows that fish cannot smell a danger odor signal emitted by other fish in waters contaminated with copper. Research conducted by Dr Bill Dew at the University of Lethbridge in Canada looked for the first time at the effect of the metal contaminants nickel and copper on specific fish olfactory sensory neurons, and how these affect the...

Brain Handles Stress Better When Bodies Are Exercised
2013-07-04 06:02:25

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study led by Princeton University reveals physical activity reorganizes the brain so that its response to stress is decreased. This makes anxiety less likely to interfere with normal brain function. The findings, published in The Journal of Neuroscience, show when regularly exercised mice experienced a stressor -- for example, exposure to cold water -- their brains exhibited a spike in the activity of neurons that shut off...


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2013-03-05 13:54:00

Formation and Orientation The development of the brain is broken down into stages. The basic evolution begins in the third week of the embryonic process where the neural plate is formed. By week four, the neural plate has developed into the neural tube. The anterior part of the tube, the telencephalon, grows rapidly as it prepares to later give way to the brain. As time goes on, cells begin to classify themselves as either neurons or glial cells, thus determining their functions. Glial...

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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
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