Brain Cells Get The Whole Picture

Ueli Rutishauser, at Caltech (California Institute of Technology) has arrived at an interesting finding. Brain cells or neurons can recognise whole faces, not their parts, enabling us to tell friends from strangers or a sad from a happy face. Sort of upsets the whole apple cart, doesn’t it? Current Biology quotes Rutishauser: “The finding really … Continue reading “Brain Cells Get The Whole Picture”

What About Magnetic Fields?

Magnetic fields are: A magnetic field is a field of force produced by moving electric charges, by electric fields that vary in time, and by the ‘intrinsic’ magnetic field of elementary particles associated with the spin of the particle. There are two separate but closely related fields to which the name ‘magnetic field‘ can refer: … Continue reading “What About Magnetic Fields?”

So What IS Neutricity?

Neutricity is a more accurate name for ‘Dark Energy’. Yes, that may sound ‘out there’ and you are welcome to dismiss it and go watch a YouTube viral video if you wish. Neutricity is a far more applicable name than ‘dark’ as ‘dark’ assumes electromagnetic properties, when that is simply not true. This is what … Continue reading “So What IS Neutricity?”

Introducing the study of: Physiotypepathopsychognomy

There are so many ‘ologies’ in this piece one need only preface. (Sorry for the pun on Physiognomy.)        The survey question asked: Do you feel it more important to place importance on the environment or on what is good for big business?                The response was: tilt!                The question was a comparison that leads … Continue reading “Introducing the study of: Physiotypepathopsychognomy”