Applidium – Cracking Siri?

For those of you who haven’t had their ear to the ground, Siri is the new natural language personal assistant application that Apple recently purchased. The folks over at Applidium have unraveled some of the mystery behind how Siri Works. Their post on cracking Siri also includes links to some tools they developed in the […]

Music changes perception

Music and mood are closely interrelated — listening to a sad or happy song on the radio can make you feel more sad or happy. However, such mood changes not only affect how you feel, they also change your perception. For example, people will recognize happy faces if they are feeling happy themselves. Posted […]

Spontaneous GMOs in nature: Researchers show how a genetically modified plant can come about

Genetically modified plants can come about by natural means. A research group at Lund University in Sweden has described the details of such an event among higher plants. It is likely that the gene transfer was mediated by a parasite or a pathogen. via One explanation of some genetic mutations in plants – naturally […]