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Decoding birds" brain signals into syllables of song

Researchers can predict what syllables a bird will sing—and when it will sing them—by reading electrical signals in its brain, reports a new study from the University of California San Diego......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgSep 23rd, 2021

The Brain Guesses What Word Comes Ne-

Like some AI systems, the organ of thought appears to predict what word follows another to coax meaning from language -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News12 hr. 24 min. ago

Rapid echolocation helps toothed whales capture speedy prey

Whales use a combination of rapid echolocation adjustments and nimble brain responses to zero in on fast-moving prey, suggests a study published today in eLife......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 24 min. ago

How to listen to any song in Spatial Audio in iOS 15

Spatial Audio has arrived on iOS devices, but how do you know if you're playing Apple songs in Spatial Audio? Here's how to enable it and what to watch for......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 25 min. ago

Why some of Darwin"s finch nestlings have yellow beaks

Carotenoids are the underlying pigment for much of the enormous variety of color found across birds and form the basis for the colors red, yellow and orange. In a study published in Current Biology, researchers from Uppsala University and Princeton U.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 57 min. ago

Climate change, human activity threaten Libya nature reserve

A nature reserve near the capital of war-scarred Libya that has long been a sanctuary for hyenas, rare birds and plants is now under threat due to climate change and human activity......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

Your Brain Uses "Autocorrect" To Decipher Language and AI Just Helped Us Prove It, New Study Says

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Debrief: How do we how know to speak and to read? These essential questions led to new research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology that uses AI models to examine how and why our brains understa.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

Stress Levels Revealed in Micro-Beads of Sweat

Sweat analysis isn't new: the dynamic chemical composition of perspiration has inspired researchers from elite athletic performance specialists to chronic disease experts to try to decipher its signals.But translating raw perspiration into "sweat equ.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

Apple TV+ releases trailer for South Korean sci-fi thriller Dr. Brain

On the heels of Squid Game's success, Apple TV+ debuts its own South Korean drama. Parasite star Lee Sun-kyun plays a brilliant brain surgeon who tries to sync his brain with the dead in Dr. Brain. Fans of the Oscar-winning film Parasite.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021

How Wavelets Let Researchers Transform and Understand Data

Built upon the ubiquitous Fourier transform, these mathematical tools allow unprecedented analysis of continuous signals......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021

If you ever wanted to help find new planets, now’s your chance

Scientists ask the public for help in figuring out which signals are real. Enlarge / The telescope array of the Next Generation Transit Survey. (credit: NGTS) If you've ever wanted to search for distant worlds, your time has c.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021

Zooniverse wants to turn you into a planet hunter

Scientists ask the public for help in figuring out which signals are real. Enlarge / The telescope array of the Next Generation Transit Survey. (credit: NGTS) If you've ever wanted to search for distant worlds, your time has c.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021

When and why did human brains decrease in size 3,000 years ago? Ants may hold clues

The brain is the most complex organ in the human body. Now, a new study has brought us closer to understanding some of its evolution. It shows that human brains decreased in size approximately 3,000 years ago. By studying ants as models to illustrate.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021

Bat study reveals secrets of the social brain

Whether chatting with friends at a dinner party or managing a high-stakes meeting at work, communicating with others in a group requires a complex set of mental tasks. Our brains must track who is speaking and what is being said, as well as what our.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Thinking collectively to understand the social intelligence of animals

What if, in order to understand the social intelligence of animals, including humans, we had to study the brain at the group level and not only at rather than the individual level? This is a perspective put forward by Julia Sliwa, a CNRS researcher a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

This Protein Predicts a Brain’s Future After Traumatic Injury

A blood test of “NfL” proteins answers questions about damage severity that doctors—and families—desperately need......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Scientists uncover a gene involved in sexual conflict in fruit flies

Sexual conflict in fruit flies is governed by specifically wired neurons in the brain which have been pinpointed by scientists at the University of Birmingham, UK......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Termite brains can grow in anticipation of a single moment of flight and light

New research on dampwood termites (Zootermopsis angusticollis and A. nevdensis) shows select members of the colony will experience brain changes in anticipation of cognitive demand......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 20th, 2021

Could search engines be fostering some Dunning-Kruger?

Study shows that we think Internet searches are a sign we know more than we do. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Aurich Lawson) Many of us make jokes about how we've outsourced part of our brain to electronic devices. But based.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsOct 20th, 2021

Cutting-edge forensic analysis identifies rare ceramic dish for the British Museum

Scientific analysis by Cranfield Forensic Institute (CFI) has proven that a stoneware dish is a thousand-year-old Chinese Song dynasty treasure, the rarest of all Imperial Chinese ceramics......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsOct 20th, 2021

Far Cry 6: Where to find all USB Song Sticks

There's a lot of great music to collect. If you want to load up the best tunes for your trip through Far Cry 6, check out where to find all the USB Song Sticks......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 19th, 2021