Neuronal circuits for fine motor skills

IMAGE: Eating spaghetti requires a high level of fine motor skills. view more  Credit: University of Basel, Biozentrum Writing, driving a screw or throwing darts are only some of the activities that demand a high level of skill. How the brain masters such exquisite movements has now been described in the journal “Nature” by a team […]

New curriculum improves students’ understanding of electric circuits in schools

FRANKFURT / TÜBINGEN. Life without electricity is something that is no longer imaginable. Whether it be a smartphone, hair-dryer or a ceiling lamp – the technical accomplishments we hold dear all require electricity. Although every child at school learns that electricity can only flow in a closed electric circuit, what is actually the difference between […]

Knotting semimetals in topological electrical circuits

IMAGE: Imaging nodal knots in momentum space through topolectrical circuits view more  Credit: SUTD Invented more than 15,000 years ago, knots represent one of the earliest technological breakthroughs at the dawn of human history that kick-started the subsequent rise of human civilisation. Even today, we are still relying on knots in our daily life. Shoelace knots, […]