Nothing, the latest book from New Scientist, shows there's more to nothing than meets the eye. On Nothing: The collection on a whole takes a fun and accessible tone with easily digestable insights and discoveries the reading is breezy, proving it doesn't. . Surprisingly, the researchers worked out that there is nothing to.

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Onoe more there was a forced hiatus' For the eye to the brain, an evolutionary much thL next B months I had no room to work in.

This Madingley, I had access to a wood and a large pathway has none of the sophistication of that fietrd; sb I put Helen on a leash and took her in the cortex, little if anything in the way for walks in the open air. It was then, exploit- of specific feature analysers, and psydtolo- ing her new-found freedom, that she came New Scientist 50 March Figure I Cortical and sub.

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To find out how she would were fairly hazardous. Helen bumped into manage when there were obstacles in the any and every obstacle, she ,collided with my way I placed in the arena a number of solid legs and she several times fell into the pond.

Although at first she some- ordinary change in her behaviour. On the one times bu:nped into them, within a few days hand she began systema;tically to anticipate she could move ;unong them as deftly as a and skirt round obstacles in her path, while monkey with almost perfect vision see on the other she b,egan actually to approach Figure 5.

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I had the impression that her visual to grasp their trunks. I,t was dear that, given space was a purely subjective, self-centred at last the experience of three-dimensional space in which she could place things in space, she was quickly devel,oping a kind of relation to her own body but could not place spatial vision see Figure 2. The game was for her to pick up piece of food, she would return to try to pick small bits of chocolate or curra,nts from the it up again and again, never learning to white floor.

She s,oon learned, for instance, ignore it on the basis of where it lay in to run straigh,t to a tiny cumant as much as relation to other stable objects in the arena. But, just as before, she could relation to her body, an ability I'd call "auto- not do it. If she was required, for instance, to centric spatial vision". Such an ability teils reach out to touch a circle as opposed to a her where to look to fixate an object with her triangle to get a reward she scored no better eyes, it tells her how to steer clear of than chance, despite the fact that she would obstacles, but it gives her no conception of sometimes run her hand round the contours an extended spatial framework in which of the figures.

And in line with this failure, objects have particular shapes and patterns. After six years she still does not know the operation. Part of the answer may be a carrot when she sees one, nor apparently physiological shock. There are many anatomi- can she recognise my face. But I think the sight. Given present ideas about the pro- another important reason may be what might cesses which lead to visual recognition, we be called "experiential shock". Feature might have predicted that loss of the visual analysis plays sudr an essential part in our cortex-and with it the capacity for any kind experience of what it is to see that for us of feature analysis-would have left her with to imagine a world totally bereft of it is a permanent lack of visual recognition of the scarcely possible.

Not the least difficulty is kind she sh,ows.

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But what of the positive side that this would be a w,orld which by definition to her vision? In there was a regular "Science in British Industry" section with several items.

Reed retained the magazine when it sold most of its consumer titles in a management downloadout to what is now TI Media.

Throughout most of its history, New Scientist has published cartoons as light relief and comment on the news, with contributions from regulars such as Mike Peyton and David Austin. The Grimbledon Down comic strip, by cartoonist Bill Tidy , appeared from to The Ariadne pages in New Scientist commented on the lighter side of science and technology and included contributions from Daedalus.

The fictitious inventor devised plausible but impractical and humorous inventions, often developed by the fictitious DREADCO corporation. Issues of The New Scientist from Issue 1 to the end of are free to read online; [9] subsequent issues require a subscription.

While this was a 4. A Tom Gauld cartoon appears on the Letters page.

Readers contribute observations on examples of pseudoscience to Feedback, and offer questions and answers on scientific and technical topics to Last Word. New Scientist has produced a series of books compiled from contributions to Last Word.One of the models put forward to explain how the universe began proposes that it is just the latest phase in a never-ending cycle.

Common or shared-by-all cooperative traits. In a memo to the transition team this week, the US Center for Genetics and Society in Oakland, California, called on Obama to work with Congress to introduce comprehensive laws overseeing all stem cell research in the US, which at present is completely unregulated in the private sector.

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