Jack Grinband

May. 02, 2008

Looking Inside the Human Brain

What's really going on inside your head? We'll talk with scientists using functional magnetic resonance imaging to study the workings of the human brain.

fmri, brain imaging, neurology, psychology, alcohol

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Humpback whales blow bubbles around schools of fish to concentrate them for easier capture. It's called a bubble net, says David Wiley, research coordinator for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, and it's visible as a ring of bubbles at the surface. Now, with underwater digital tracking tags and custom visualization software, whale researchers can see what the whales are doing underwater when they're bubble-netting.

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