Category: Discovery News

The Brain’s Internal Odometer and Stopwatch

Discover Howard Eichenbaum, College of Arts & Sciences Forget the iWatch or Fitbit, the brain already has its own internal odometer and stopwatch… Expert quote: “We find in these brain areas cells encode both and intertwine space and time. We think we found the framework by which episodic memories are recorded.” View full article

Will Global Warming Slow Down the Boston Marathon?

Discovery News Richard Primack, College of Arts & Sciences When the gun goes off to start the Boston Marathon on Monday, the temperature is forecast to be in the 50s — in other words, perfect record-setting weather… Expert quote: “By the year 2100, the average temperature at Boston will have changed enough to affect race […]