mensa Weekly Update MultiBriefs
Contact Us
Media Kit

Browse Categories

Browse by Date

Bitcoin showing it's here for the long haul

When the Bitcoin cryptocurrency reached its greatest levels of hype starting in 2011 and continuing through its 2013 valuation peak, its most ardent supporters hailed its appeal to investors and even claimed its potential to usurp and replace traditional, government-backed...

source: By Ross Lancaster
Search past issues
Search products and services

Scientists can now observe the brains of lab animals in microscopic detail as the animals go about some action. A technique called two-photon imaging, in particular, allows neuroscientists to watch thousands of neurons working in concert to encode information.

source: MIT Technology Review

This month is Mensa Membership Month. To celebrate its 69th year, Mensa is offering 50 percent off testing for the entire month of October. That's just $20 to discover a whole group of people who think just like you! One in 50 people...

source: American Mensa

It is a cornerstone of theoretical linguistics: the principle of arbitrariness, according to which the form of a word doesn't tell you anything about its meaning. Yet evidence is accumulating that natural languages do in fact feature several non-arbitrary ways to link form...

source: Max Planck Society via

The idea that humans can learn during slumber dates back at least to biblical times, when God gave Jacob a glimpse of his destiny in a dream of angels climbing a ladder to heaven. But the first person to make...

source: Aeon

For years, scientists have known that Mars has ice locked away within its rusty exterior. More elusive, though, is figuring out how much of that water is actually sloshing around in liquid form. Now, NASA scientists have found compelling evidence that liquid water —...

source: Wired

Are hemp oil businesses peddling a miracle drug to epilepsy patients, or is it just snake oil?

source: New Republic


Powered by MultiBriefs
7701 Las Colinas Ridge, Ste. 800, Irving, TX 75063

Subscribe to Weekly Brainwave

*First Name:
*Last Name:
Street Address:
State / Province:
Zip / Postal Code:
Are you a member of MENSA? Yes   No
Privacy Policy