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Gallery: Neuroscience Meets Visual Art

by Greg Dunn. Dendrite- the bushy, branching extensions of a neuron that receive messages and conduct impulses toward the cell body/ Axon- the extension of a neuron, ending in branching terminal fibers, through which messages pass to other neurons of to muscles or glands.

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Jane Fawcett, British Decoder Who Helped Doom the Bismarck, Dies at 95

Jane Fawcett, British decoder who helped doom the Bismarck, dies at 95. Ms. Fawcett, then known as Jane Hughes, typed out a Luftwaffe Enigma message that she recognized as a Luftwaffe general who had sought news of a son on the Bismarck being informed that the damaged ship was on its way to Brest, France. The message, passed instantly along the chain of command, was instrumental in refinding the Bismarck, which was sunk on May 27, 1941.

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Albert Einstein taught a physics class in 1946 at PA's Lincoln Univ (Langston Hughes & Thurgood Marshall's alma mater). He said, 'The separation of the races is not a disease of colored people. It's a disease of white people. I do not intend to be quiet about it.' The media ignored this facet of Einstein’s life despite his personal support for Marian Anderson & Princeton’s black community, appearing as a character witness for W.E.B. Dubois and maintaining a 20-year friendship with Paul…

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“I had this overriding sensation that this was something that was outside of my control, a message passed down to me from previous generations, as if I was a link in a chain in something far greater.” For Alexandra Kehayoglou, rug making was more of a calling than a choice.

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Recent Advances in Parallel Virtual Machine and Message Passing Interface: 15th European Pvm/Mpi Users' Group Mee... (Paperback)

Recent Advances in Parallel Virtual Machine and Message Passing Interface: 15th European Pvm/Mpi Users' Group Mee...