(Phys.org)—A team of researchers working at the University of Pittsburgh has created a computer model that simulates in some interesting ways, the process that occurs when anesthesia causes the human brain to essentially shut down. In their paper published in Physical Review Letters, the team describes how they built their model, which aspects of consciousness it represents and the ways in which it mimics human anatomy.
Rising from the dead to upload the Eukaryotic Cell note (x). It’s not as lengthy as the others, but the chapter is pretty short. In other news, my brain officially shut down after taking the MCAT. Things should return to normal next week though. Good luck studying everyone!
A skull produced with a 3-D printer cleared by the US Food and Drug Administration just last month was used in a surgical procedure to replace 75 percent of a man’s skull earlier this month. And that technology has the potential to transform the orthopedics industry.