Endocasts and brains are difficult to analyze through traditional anatomical landmarks, because of the smooth morphology, blurred boundaries, and a noticeable individual variation. Currently, semilandmarks and surface analyses are good alternatives. Nonetheless, these two methods analyze the geometry of an “object”, ignoring its anatomical nature. If such ge […]
Bioarchaeologist Sonia Zakrzewski was at London's Science Museum and snapped these images to share on Twitter:And bioarch Twitter responded with predictable shock:The whole skeleton needs sorting out and laying out properly. Or laying out as excavated. But not this mixed up mess.— Dr Sonia Zakrzewski (@Sonia_Zak) January 1, 2018 Also, I'm not 100% […]
Researchers at MIT have developed a new method of electrically stimulating deep brain tissues without opening the skullSince 1997, more than 100,000 Parkinson’s Disease patients have been treated with deep brain stimulation (DBS), a surgical technique that involves the implantation of ultra-thin wire electrodes. The implanted device, sometimes referred to as […]
El 24 de Novembre és la inauguració de l’exposició “Primats: La nostra petjada al seu món”, un projecte que va néixer de la mà de Joana Duran, Núria Freixes i Joana Riera, estudiants del Màster de Primatologia de la Universitat de Girona – Fundació Mona.