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Latest Venkatesh Murthy Stories

2014-08-04 12:52:44

For many animals, making sense of the clutter of sensory stimuli is often a matter or literal life or death.

Understanding The Nose
2012-12-19 18:59:17

More than 100 years ago, scientists discovered a mechanism that provides feedback from our nose to our brain.

2009-10-14 13:22:18

A study published in Science and reviewed by F1000 Biology members Venkatesh Murthy and Jakob Sorensen reveals that our brains have the amazing ability to be energy efficient.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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