the fifty percent sleeper

That’s the title of a short fiction piece I have up at today; it’s about brain scanning and beef jerky, among other things. It starts like this: Day 1, 6 a.m. Ok, I’m locked into this place now. I’ve got ten pounds of beef jerky, fifty dollars for the vending machine, and a flash … Continue reading the fifty percent sleeper

more pretty pictures of brains

Google Reader‘s new recommendation engine is pretty nifty, and I find it gets it right most of the time. It just suggested this blog, which looks to be a nice (and growing) collection of neuro-related images. It’s an interesting set of pictures that go beyond the usual combination of brain slices and tractography images to … Continue reading more pretty pictures of brains