Not too long ago, I scanned a 3,000 mummy. What can (and can't) be concluded based on his perspicuously elongated skull shape, known as dolicocephy (elongated head)?
I posted before about my scanning of a 3,000 year old mummy, Neskhons. Now, by analyzing the data in several different ranges of electron density, I've found something unexpected: inside the mummy's torso are 4 small funerary amulets.
I performed a CT scan on Neskhons, an Egyptian mummy who I brought to our scanning facilities at Baylor College of Medicine.
Posthumanism asks what happens when our technologies allow humans to enhance intellectual, physical, and psychological capacities beyond what biology can give us. Think bionics on crack.
Our drive to come together into groups yields a survival advantage — but it has a dark side.
What a wonderful shot of caffeine it was to find my childhood hero lauding my book in the New York Times.
What does it mean for time to be real? Is time the ultimate stage on which all events play?
Your reality need not be constrained by your biology. Read the interview here.
David has won the Science Educator Award from the Society of Neuroscience.
Wednesday is Indigo Blue: Discovering the Brain of Synesthesia has been awarded the Montaigne Medal, Eric Hoffer Award for Books.
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