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CABINET // Heavy Breeding
In 1920, the brothers Lutz and Heinz Heck, directors of the Berlin and Munich zoos, respectively, began a two-decade breeding experiment. Working with domestic cattle sought out for their “primitive” characteristics, they attempted to recreate “in appearance and behavior” the living likeness of the animals’ extinct wild ancestor: the aurochs.
♥instapaper  germany  science 
july 2012 by anatomatic
In Memory-Bank ‘Dialogue,’ the Brain Is Talking to Itself - New York Times
New recordings of electrical activity in the brain may explain a major part of its function, including how it consolidates daily memories, why it needs to dream and how it constructs models of the world to guide behavior.
nytimes  science  brain  memory  neuroscience 
january 2009 by anatomatic
BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Large squid lights up for attack
Japanese make pact with cephalopods in bid to take over the world.
science  cephalopods  light 
february 2007 by anatomatic
Anatomical models of cartoon characters' skeletons
art  sculpture  film  portfolio  science  anatomy  curiosities 
september 2006 by anatomatic
Turning The Pages Online: Book Menu
digital versions of famous rare books, especially renaissance
books  history  science  library  archive  renaissance 
june 2006 by anatomatic
Animal Parasitology
Microphotography (esp. electron microscope) of parasites, yum
photography  science  archive  inspiration 
june 2006 by anatomatic
Dream Anatomy: Gallery
gallery of anatomical drawings through the ages
anatomy  art  archive  history  design  reference  science 
may 2006 by anatomatic
Alois Alzheimer
short bio of A. Alzheimer w. some scientific depth
science  history  alzheimers  memory  biography  articles  people 
april 2006 by anatomatic
New Genetic Cause Of Alzheimer's Disease Discovered
Explains connection between Amyloid proteins and alzheimer's
alzheimers  memory  brain  science 
april 2006 by anatomatic

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