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Artificial Intelligence? Baby orangutan?!
It might sound like the worst Sci-Fi ever, but it's actually a true story. I guess the human brain is just so interesting that people are trying to manufacture artificial ones. Read this article if you'd like to find out more.
Dermody, N. (2004, March 14). A grand plan for brainy robots. Retrieved December 19, 2008, from BBC NEWS: International version Web site:
Ok.. once I found out how cool the teenage brain was, I just had to find out what the brain was like at other stages too. This time I found site about an
This site is mostly about their vision. It's super interesting to see how a baby sees stuff. I kind of wish I could remember seeing like this...
Young, T. (2006). Episode 1: the baby's brain: infant vision. Retrieved December 19, 2008, from The secret life of the brain Web site:
I found this
pretty cool website
about the teenage brain. There is a nice little picture that you should check out that gives a description of what that particular part of the brian does, and also gives a bit of a comparison to what it does in an adult brain. There are these sweet links at the bottom of the page too. They're totally worth looking at!
wbgh-photodisc, (2002). Frontline: inside the teenage brain: work in progress: anatomy of a teen brain. Retrieved December 20, 2008, from pbs: frontline Web site:
Experiencing some brain drain?? Well you're not alone; Britain also has a major case of
They have it bad too! In 2008 they experienced the worst brain drain they've had in FIFTY YEARS!
Winnett, Robert (2008, February 26). Biggest brain drain from UK in 50 years. Retrieved December 24, 2008, from Telegraph.co.uk Web site:
This awesome little video gives a pretty great description of how the brain works. It mostly talks about The cortex and how neurons communicate with each other. Neurons are actually pretty interesting, I think anyway. The music in the video is kind of strange... but I hope you enjoy it!
hellgas0, (2008, February 5th). Inside the human brain. Retrieved December 7, 2008, from YouTube Web site:
Who new glow in the dark cats could be beneficial to our health?
Taxinfo, (2007, December 15). Glow in the dark cats. Retrieved October 16, 2008, from youtube Web site:
NOT SO BIO
Ok Lori, I know you're good with a Rubik's cube, but you're not
good. Just look at this three old!!
Krmby, (2007, February 11). 3 Year Old Solves Rubik's Cube in 114 seconds. Retrieved October 22, 2008, from youtube Web site:
This is the cutest little kid you will ever see! He's amazing... I am so jealous of his talent. Just follow
ilovekacee, (2007, February 10). 4 year old juke box hero!. Retrieved November 4, 2008, from YouTube Web site:
FREAKS OF NATURE
this two headed calf!
It's one of the coolest things I've ever seen.
freedomlost, (2007, October 5). The 2 headed calf. Retrieved November 25, 2008, from YouTube Web site:
No matter which way you look at it, having 7 legs is just wrong. Look at this
coendeurloo, (2007, June 26). Triturus marmoratus with 7 legs. Retrieved December 2, 2008, from YouTube Web site:
french people are the best.
Guay, K (2005). Jellaby shorts:: biology. Retrieved September 15, 2008, from The Secret Friend Society Web site:
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