• Clever neural networks – artificial and biological

    Clever neural networks – artificial and biological0

    “A meticulous virtual copy of the human brain would enable basic research on brain cells and circuits or computer-based drug trials” Henry Markram What is the fastest computer in the world? What a difficult question! Colossal progress in technology constantly presents novel solutions in data operations. However, the performance of these supercomputers is still far

  • Motion Sickness On A Board

    Motion Sickness On A Board0

    The Industrial Revolution changed our lifestyle. It made it possible to cross long distances faster than ever before. However, some people did not fully adapt to the new ways of travelling. What is going on? Travelling has never been easier. But, for some of us, being a passenger can be a nightmare.  When we sit

  • The Science Behind Falling in Love

    The Science Behind Falling in Love0

    Cupid’s Arrow strikes suddenly and unexpectedly. Starry eyes, butterflies fluttering in the stomach, sleeplessness, and overwhelming joy. We fall in love. And the real chemical boom in our body and brain has just started off. Is love just a chemical reaction, or is there more to it? Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting

  • Fear, our Primitive Friend

    Fear, our Primitive Friend0

    Fear is one of the oldest — in some forms, as old as sentient life on Earth itself—and most primitive emotions of all, designed to guarantee our survival since the beginning of humankind. We evolved fear to protect ourselves from on-going dangers. Fear is the reason why we would rather not be in a forest

  • Light, the Brain Stimulator

    Light, the Brain Stimulator0

    In the era of COVID-19 pandemic, isolation and social distancing can take a toll on mental health. When neurons stop working correctly, people can suffer from neural disorders and neurodegenerative diseases. Targeted stimulation, that is, the non-invasive stimulation of the brain by exposure to light, may improve the treatment of neural dysfunctions. The therapeutic effects

  • How do Neurons Speak to Each Other?

    How do Neurons Speak to Each Other?0

    Human brains can solve sophisticated tasks within milliseconds, much faster than the fastest modern computers. But how can the brain be so quick? The secret of fast signals and image processing depends on coding and decoding rules. The construction of the brain’s software is the subject of an ongoing debate in neuroscience.