Posts Tagged ‘science’

Cloned fluorescent cats from South Korea

December 15, 2007

gatos-fluorescentes.png

 

South korean scientists were able to create a couple of cloned fluorescent cats. This bizarre phenomena is due to the  presence of  a fluorescent protein inserted into this Turkish Angora cats.

Profile: Stephen LaBerge

December 4, 2007

 

Master of dreamscience.

He has taught lessons on altered states and psychobiology in Stanford University, the same school were he previously got a Ph.D. in Psychophysiology.

In 1987, he founded The Lucidity Institute which promotes research on topics related to lucid dreaming.

Lucid Dreaming: The Power of being aware and awake in your dreams

“Exploring the World of Lucid Dreaming” with Howard Rheingold.

Conscious Mind, Sleeping Brain

LaBerge designed a device that facilitates the access to lucid dream states. It consists on a special kind of mask, that every time it detects that the user is entering into an REM cycle, sends flashlights directly to his eyes. The idea is that our brain, although asleep, receives a luminous signal that lets us know whenever we start a dream phase. This way you can consciously recognize your dreaming state and control your activities during it. The device is known as DreamLight.

(more…)