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  • Nicholas Carr Foresees Brains Optimized For Browsing
    By on May 11, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “In the next decade, our brains are going to become optimized for information browsing, says best-selling author Nicholas Carr. According to Carr, while the genetic nature of our brains isn’t being changed by the Internet at all, our brains are adapting ‘at a cellular level’ and are weakening modes of thinking we no longer exercise. Therefore, in 10 years, if human beings are using the Internet even more than (more…)

  • Note To Cheaters: Next Time Hire the Brains
    By on May 31, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “A man and his accomplice are accused of cheating on a Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) by using a wireless pinhole camera and cellphone to send realtime images of the exam questions to a team of people supplying the ‘correct’ answers. One problem: the ‘answer team’ was tricked into the job by being told they were taking a test to qualify them as MCAT tutors. There were several clues the ‘tutor exam’ was bogus, including (more…)

  • Cow Brains for Alternative Energy?
    By on April 21, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Protein in cow brains could become extremely useful