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Submission + - Now, Einstein's brain is an interactive iPad app (indianexpress.com)

puddingebola writes: From the article, "After Einstein's death, a pathologist named Thomas Harvey performed an autopsy, removing the scientist's brain, hoping that future researchers could discover the secrets behind his genius. However, as the tissue was preserved before modern imagingtechnology, it may be difficult to figure out exactly where in Einstein's brain each slide originated. The new app organises the slides into general brain regions, however, it does not map them with precision to an anatomical model."
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Submission + - Government Internet Censorship Is Increasing (techweekeurope.co.uk)

judgecorp writes: "Governments round the world are increasing their censorship of the Internet according to a report from advocacy group Freedom House. Iran and China, predictably are high on the list of those blocking freedom of speech. The report found increasing levels of activism, but it is being countered by more sophisticated state activity."

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