Science Archives - Winextra
The technology behind human prosthetics is constantly evolving and the things that are being done is absolutely amazing. One of the most amazing is the work being done by doctors at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and the new procedure that basically “rewires” the person being fitted with one of their devices.
I love Mother Nature as much as the next person; well at least when she isn’t dumping snow and slush on us, but come on this is just getting more than a little bizarre. Awesome, but bizarre.
Okay, the headline is a direct steal from Rebecca Pahle’s post at The Mary Sue but it was such an awesome way to start this post that I couldn’t help myself, so my apologies and a big thank you to Rebecca.
We might question a lot of what is done in the name of science and medicine but even though we sometimes make mistakes we also do incredible things and this video is about one of those instances.
While most of us think of the computer as being a rather new invention, even if the supposed early “computers” came into being back in the 1950′s, but they may be a lot older than that.
Scientists, and computer engineers, have long compared our brains to a computer and have been trying for as long as we have had computers to mimic our brains. Their jobs may have gotten much harder with a recent discovery.
A couple of days ago I wrote about the interesting scientific discovery that claimed that the Yeti, which according to popular culture lives in the Himalayan mountain range, could very well be a real life creature.
Here in North American we get all kinds of tales of the Sasquatch or Bigfoot that supposedly lives somewhere in the Pacific Northwest and up in the Canadian Rockies but other than a pretty shaky image of one there is no proof it really exists.