Category Archives: Chris Logie

Sleep deprivation on the campaign trail

The gruelling final few months of the presidential election campaign are notorious in political circles. Candidates get by on as little as four hours sleep most days due to huge demands on their attention and judgement as the campaign reaches … Continue reading

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Salamanders, 3D Printing and the Body Shop

Salamanders are interesting creatures. When attacked by a predator, they will shed their tail and flee. The tail will wriggle around on its own for long enough to hopefully distract the predator and allow the salamander to escape. Fortunately, losing … Continue reading

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Blurring the line between man and machine

In the last few years a small piece of science-fiction has become science-fact. In a recent study a woman, paralysed from the neck down, was able to move a robotic arm using only the power of her mind. Through this … Continue reading

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The Basal Ganglia: Your internal puppet master

Have you ever left your house in the morning and wondered whether you locked the door or remembered to close the window? Have you ever arrived at your destination and realised you had no recollection of the journey? Have you … Continue reading

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