Claustrum and consciousness (IM 791)

Francis Crick and his colleague Christof Koch studied consciousness by focusing on the function of obscure structure called claustrum. The claustrum is a thin sheet of cells underlying in the insular cortex of human brain, one on each hemisphere. The main function of claustrum is still uncertain but the structural and functional streamlining might ensure…

“Elegant” Vs. “Correct” (IM 790)

They both are different. An elegant stuff might not be correct and the correct stuff might not be elegant. But it’s always better to have both. An idea might be elegant but incorrect. An idea might seem ethical and correct but not elegant. “Elegant” is in the eye of beholder. “Correct” is decided by the…

Science vs art (IM 765)

Science deals with facts while the art is imaginary. The real thing that exists is a science. Art is something abstract. Art can be behavioral while the science is intellectual. Never confuse these two. They are different. But both are important in their own way. The combination of both is necessary for innovation. Let’s take…

PPG signals (IM 702)

Photoplethysmogram(PPG) Signal can be used to monitor cardiovascular status. It is used to detect blood volume changes in the microvascular bed of tissue. Many wearables used to track pulse, blood pressure use the principle of PPG. Many research indicate that PPG sensors are used to estimate the blood pressure. Research suggest that the morphology of…

The science doesn’t know the future? (IM 481)

The job of science is to discover things. They discover new technology, new drugs, new treatments, and new machinery. They discover artificial implants. If your heart is not working. This can be fixed by replacing with artificial pacemaker. The future of all the discovery relies on politics and economics. The technology lasts long if it…