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Intrepid scientific explorer recounts lifetime of work and adventure in Amazon

Biology News - Thu, 2014-11-20 18:24

Drawing on nearly five decades of experience, Professor Sir Ghillean Prance, one of the seminal scientific explorers of the Amazon rain forest in modern times, chronicles some of his most significant and fascinating expeditions in That Glorious Forest: Exploring the Plants and Their Indigenous Uses in Amazonia, now available from The New York Botanical Garden Press.

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Imagination, reality flow in opposite directions in the brain

Biology News - Thu, 2014-11-20 18:24


Electrical and computer engineering professor Barry Van Veen wears an electrode net used to monitor brain activity via EEG signals. As real as that daydream may seem, its path through your brain runs opposite reality.

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