UC Berkeley scientists have developed a system to capture visual activity in human brains and reconstruct it as digital video clips. Eventually, this process will allow you to record and reconstruct your own dreams on a computer screen.
Well, I suppose that’s that.
Hannah Webster Foster, The Coquette; or, The History of Eliza Wharton (link)
Dracula may have had it right: Young blood can restore an aging body. Scientists have discovered that blood from a 3-month-old mouse can coax the brain of an older mouse into making new brain cells. The team has not yet identified the rejuvenating factor, but they have found a blood-borne compound that seems to promote brain aging.
I see a new market ready and waiting to be exploited …
The true arena for woman’s awakened intellect is, as we hold, at home, and in promoting the progressive improvement of her own sex. Yet even here one not unfrequently meets with female Quixotes, who are for attacking every harmless windmill, which their diseased fancy can convert into a giant. One of these magnified giants in our land Is the evil of light lacing.
From Godey’s Ladybook, ca. 1843 (http://bit.ly/female-Quixotes)
That will force cosmologists to an uncomfortable conclusion: the cosmological principle must be wrong.
You aint’ never seen nothing like that before.