The increasing popularity of social media platforms such as facebook, Instagram, twitter, and TikTok, has greatly influenced the way information are spreading nowadays. An estimated 3.6 billion people worldwide have been using social media in 2020 (statista.com), from which a growing group of people is even relying on social media as their primary source for … Continue reading #Sciencefluencer – Communicating Science at Eye Level | Guestblog in Tidningen Curie
Hej friends! I had the great opportunity to collaborate with Jack Pop and the German YouTube channel of MDR wissen! Fitting to the upcoming halloween celebrations we are looking at the way the zombie brain works. Don't forget to subscribe to their channel. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z85BYRnj-PY&t=504s&ab_channel=Sciencevs.Fiction Schlurfen, stöhnen, Menschen fressen: Seit Jahrzehnten beißen sich Zombies durch Filme, … Continue reading Stina x MDR wissen | Science vs. Fiction
We have NUMEROUS neurons in our head. How do they know with which other neurons to connect to form a functioning network? The process you are looking for and we are going to talk about now is called Axon Guidance. Ever heard of it?
Quick disclaimer: Take all information about COVID-19 cautiously. A lot of studies are case reports, preprints, and/or not peer-reviewed. That does not mean the information in these papers is wrong, but they could just depict an exemption or be presumptive to begin with. Now that we got that sorted: Does the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) affect the … Continue reading Does the Coronavirus Affect the Brain?
*this article may contain unpaid advertisement, because brand-labels are being mentioned It has been known and investigated for more than fifty years, that the signals in the brain are transmitted by electrical action potentials. However, according to physicist Thomas Heimburg, this theory is completely wrong. In his opinion, the signal transmission is solely a mechanical … Continue reading Mechanical Waves in the Brain – A Steam Punk Fantasy?