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How-To: Chilled Monkey Brain Cake

How-To: Chilled Monkey Brain Cake

If you grew up in the 80s, then you probably had the image of chilled monkey brains seared into your own brain by Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom. Well, now you can recreate your childhood horror with this spectacular Chilled Monkey Brain Cake tutorial.

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What IF…Festival of Innovation and Imagination

What IF…Festival of Innovation and Imagination

What IF… Festival: Don’t miss the geeky gadgets, DIY demos, cool experiments, new technologies, hands-on learning, and live performances! September 7th, 10am-4pm in Colorado Springs, CO.

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Better 3D Imaging Aids Surgery for Deep Brain Stimulation

Better 3D Imaging Aids Surgery for Deep Brain Stimulation

This is video from a Parkinson’s patient who underwent Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS), a treatment that uses electricity to control the brain. Essentially, they implant electrodes in a specific region of the brain and the electrodes are tied to a pacemaker placed near the patient’s heart. He can turn on and off the stimulation, and control the amount of electricity that gets to the brain.

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How-To: 3D Print a Model of your Brain

How-To: 3D Print a Model of your Brain

Take those MRI slices and stack them back together to build your brain.

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aKNITomy

Emily knits soft, cozy depictions of realistic anatomical subjects. She says: I really like taking objects or concepts that many people (including myself, sometimes) are squeamish about and recreating them out of materials that many of the same people think are cozy and inviting. Shown uppermost is her Bisected Human Head. The brains were knit […]

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