Thursday, August 23, 2007

We yawn because we care

Hayabusa may be coming home thanks to the hard work on Japanese engineers at JAXA. There is now a layer for Gigapixel images in Google Earth. This is going to come handy when we are going to retrieve our camera (Geo-CAM R) from HASP (a High Altitude Balloon to be flown in September) and make large maps like we did last year.
In other news, it also looks like we yawn because we care
Current results suggest that contagious yawning is impaired in ASD, which may relate to their impairment in empathy. It supports the claim that contagious yawning is based on the capacity for empathy.

No comments: