Using Magnetic Induction to Give a Cadaver’s Penis an Erection

Researchers used magnetic induction to get a rise out of, or into, a cadaver’s penis. Details are in the study “Use of Magnetic Induction to Activate a ‘Touchless’ Shape Memory Alloy Implantable Penile Prosthesis,” Brian V. Le, Kevin T. McVary, Kevin McKenna, and Alberto Colombo, The Journal of Sexual Medicine, vol. 16, no. 4, April […]

Dog excretion accretion as indicator of Earth’s magnetic field

This study gathered and assessed evidence of the possible effects of the Earth’s magnetic field on the tangible output of dogs: “Dogs are sensitive to small variations of the Earth’s magnetic field,” Vlastimil Hart [pictured here], Petra Nováková, Erich Pascal Malkemper, Sabine Begall, Vladimír Hanzal, Milo¿ Je¿ek, Tomá¿ Ku¿ta, Veronika N¿mcová, Jana Adámková, Kate¿ina Benediktová, […]

Use-Your-Head Research Photo of the Week

This week’s Use-Your-Head Research Photo shows Rosie Twomey of the University of Brighton engaging in “TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) to initiate a muscular response.”  Twomey’s graduate work centers on “Investigation into the Neurophysiological determinants of fatigue in graded hypoxia.” The photo is from BBC-Two’s Horizon program. The head is credited to Michael Mosley.

Men’s far infrared magnetic underwear

Men’s far infrared magnetic underwear would make a perfect gift for men who have everything except men’s far infrared magnetic underwear. One source is, whose web site offers the following description. The specifications are delightful to read aloud: Men’s far infrared magnetic underwear (A new healthy life starts) Specifications Men’s far infrared magnetic underwear 1) […]