Scientists can now extract, record and return information to the brain

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Information is now moveable in the brain.

This is uncanny: A Tel Aviv University team lead by Professor Matti Mintz have developed a synthetic cerebellum that can receive sensory inputs from the brain, analyze them, and return information to other parts of the brain!

The device is now working in rats, and has effectively restored lost brain functions caused by damaged tissue. However, the most important thing is that this proves that brain-to-machine communication can work in a bi-directional way, with a machine getting information from the brain, analyzing it and then talking back to the brain. As Mintz puts it…

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DIY Kitty Crack: Ultra-Potent Catnip Extract

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Gimmee More!!!

In this Instructable, talbotron22 shows how to make “Kitty Crack,” an ultra-potent catnip extract containing nepetalactone, catnip’s active ingredient. One pound of catnip yielded 143mg of nepetalactone.

A note about safety. Yes, it is safe to use this extract on cats. I have looked into it, and there are a number of studies (very interesting in their own right) using pure nepetalactone on cats in experiments trying to figure out why it causes them to go bonkers. The upshot is that it’s pretty safe….
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Could The Moon Be Mined For Alternative Fuel?

Could The Moon Be Mined For Alternative Fuel? 

In 2008, solar power seems to be the hot topic for alternative fuel use. Solar powered products are already coming down in price so that the average consumer can take it home and use it, but now scientist are turning to the moon as well as the sun for power. Could the moon fuel our future?

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Klimatec Base 1 AirWater Machine Extracts Fresh Water From The Air

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Water, water, everywhere! Even in the air.

There’s gallons of water hanging in the air, and the Klimatec Base 1 AirWater Machine extracts it for your drinking pleasure. It’s not just a few drops here and there, either – this beast can give you an astonishing five gallons of fresh H2O every 24 hours. It cleans the extracted water with an active carbon filter, runs it through an ultraviolet light chamber to kill bacteria, and then serves it up to you hot or chilled.

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