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For historical perspective: Paleontologist Othniel Charles Marsh (1831-1899) once posited the intriguing notion that dinosaurs, specifically the stegosaurus, possessed a second brain located in ...
by thefarleftside
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Apr 06, 2015 at 11:21 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
I just saw this uncaptioned image on Facebook from a friend of mine who I'm pretty sure doesn't read DK daily. I'm wondering how y'all would caption it. Please feed my curiosity with your comments. ...
by nancyjones
Comment Count 14 comments on Sat Mar 28, 2015 at 10:54 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Image at AUfeminin News , h/t ...
by DarkSyde
Comment Count 42 comments on Sat Oct 25, 2014 at 06:00 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
You probably won't like this diary. You will very likely try to find every possible reason you can to conclude that while it may apply to others (especially Republicans), it doesn't apply to you . ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 212 comments on Wed Jun 25, 2014 at 02:03 PM PDT with 51 Recommends
The book, which is about my husband Kimit's and my adventures in the world of his Stroke has been, with the aid of many here, and most certainly Daily Kos,
by SammyK
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri May 02, 2014 at 03:20 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
I have been an atheist since about the age of 12. Once I realized that, I went to science, and am now a biochemist and a neuroscientist. Having thought about this issue quite a bit, over what is now ...
by wildhypotheses
Comment Count 27 comments on Fri Apr 25, 2014 at 03:30 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Good morning, GUSelves!!!! I'm late and have nothing to say but Happy Tuesday -- and Happy Tomorrow!!!!! Old lawyer heads off to somewhere for two weeks -- leaves not enough food for office cat. ...
by gchaucer2
Comment Count 75 comments on Tue Dec 24, 2013 at 07:49 AM PST with 15 Recommends
Hi GUSgraymatters!!! A zombie virus ate my friend's olfactory bulb which is like a daffodil bulb but different because it is in your head and looks nothing like a daffodil bulb. Olfactory Bulb ...
by gchaucer2
Comment Count 84 comments on Sun Dec 22, 2013 at 07:00 AM PST with 14 Recommends
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
by paradise50
Comment Count 167 comments on Thu Mar 21, 2013 at 07:30 AM PDT with 55 Recommends
Attribution: ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Mar 16, 2013 at 09:04 AM PDT with 33 Recommends
Breaking News! Reading is good for your brain, increasing blood flow and bathing your brain in nutrients, oxygen, and others things believed to promote higher cognitive-emotional processing. ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 37 comments on Sun Sep 16, 2012 at 08:05 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
Ok - I'm gonna call him Dr Frankenstein. Somebody has to, after all he was collecting body parts. It was all over the news when the Pensacola News Journal and AP broke the story on Aug 29, 2012. It'...
by PHScott
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Sep 05, 2012 at 09:23 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
(Previously posted in similar form at a magnificent institution called Crooks And Liars ). Goodbye, Ron Paul people! Goodbye...forever? Ron Paul recently announced he's ending his campaign...
by Andy Cobb
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu May 17, 2012 at 12:17 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
How ironic that one of the only two things I remember from my high school social studies class was this: "Taxation Without Representation is Tyranny." The OTHER thing I remember ...
by barbara318
Comment Count 23 comments on Sun Jul 31, 2011 at 01:38 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
It's only natural that some people in Washington are calling for the abolition of government funding for National Public Radio and, in some cases, for the complete cutoff of money to all public ...
by boguseconomist
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Mar 09, 2011 at 10:58 PM PST with 1 Recommend
Some people’s brains are better suited to introspection than others - A specific region of the brain appears to be larger in individuals who are good at turning their ...
by caveman
Comment Count 39 comments on Mon Sep 20, 2010 at 05:48 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
From a fascinating piece in the [New York Timeshttp://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/08/science/08chips.html]: The devices, known as memristors, or memory resistors, ...are simpler than today&
by Jimdotz
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Apr 11, 2010 at 04:38 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
I recently watched this TED talk by Jill Bolte, a brain researcher who had a stroke, a massive cerebral ...
by Miep
Comment Count 90 comments on Tue Mar 02, 2010 at 09:44 PM PST with 20 Recommends
[This is a repost of a diary I put up last night at an absurdly late hour on ...
by AKMask
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Dec 03, 2009 at 01:00 PM PST with 1 Recommend
It's that of Patient H.M. , and it is quite literally the most famous brain in modern medicine. I invite you to watch it's cutting.
by AKMask
Comment Count 22 comments on Wed Dec 02, 2009 at 07:08 PM PST with 14 Recommends