Cage, if deals close, would star as actor Nicolas Cage. The character is desperate to get a role in a new Tarantino movie while also dealing with a strained relationship with his teenage daughter. He also occasionally talks to an egotistical 1990s version of himself who rides him for making too many crappy movies and for not being a star anymore.
Using electrodes implanted in human neurosurgical patients, we showed that hippocampal theta oscillations reflect representational distances between word items in memory. This suggests there is a fundamental theta-based mechanism that supports the creation and retrieval of “cognitive maps” in the MTL, for explicitly nonspatial information.
New Grants Support Software Projects that Accelerate Biomedical Research and Serve the Larger Scientific Community
Oscar-winning actress Mary Steenburgen went under the knife for a routine surgery in 2009. Hours later, she woke up as a different person — and become a great songwriter.
There’s a factory in Europe that makes antimatter! It’s the rarest, most expensive, and potentially the most dangerous material on earth. Scientists don’t know why this material is so rare. Anti-atoms took 72 years after we discovered antimatter to make. Why?
Three physicists stumbled across an unexpected relationship between some of the most ubiquitous objects in math.
A new agency rule would restrict the science that can be used in drafting health regulations by requiring researchers to turn over confidential health data.
Google is teaming with one of the country’s largest health-care systems on an ambitious project named “Project Nightingale” to collect and crunch detailed health information of millions of Americans across 21 states.
… if one is comfortable with both of these technologies, then the argument is that combining them to choose embryos (children) who have lower “bad” risk (for example, lower risk of heart disease) could be a good thing. As I mentioned at the start, I disagree on safety, science and ethical grounds.
Analysis finds female-led papers are more likely to be rejected, and less likely to be cited, than those with male corresponding authors.