In a very comprehensive (and elegant!) article Simon Neubauer and colleagues have now analyzed brain shape variation along the modern human lineage. Since the description of the skull and endocast of Jebel Irhoud, it was clear that modern human brain form could have evolved after modern human origin. So, at that time (150,000-300,000 years ago) […]
This latest entry in 'Who needs an osteologist?' was sent in by grad student Mar Vergara Martín, who happened to be looking for information on ulnar avulsion fractures and came across this WikiHow page on how to classify a radial fracture:Mmmmm, nope.It also says, "Distinguish the radius from the ulna. The radius is the larger of the two forea […]
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.