Year’s Best Illusion!

This year’s winner at the Neural Correlate Society’s 15th annual best-illusion-of-the-year competition (which hands out thousands of dollars to the brain benders that garner the most online votes) comes from Frank Force, who describes himself as a “game developer,...

Concentrating Sound Waves

“A group of researchers from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), in collaboration with Chinese scientists from the University of Nanjing (NJU), have designed a new type of acoustic insulation that enables sound waves to be concentrated in corners. This...