Plastic flower blooms thanks to its own internal molecular clock
Shape-shifting puttySheiko et al. Nature CommunicationsBy Sandrine CeurstemontTick-tock. Shape-shifting objects can now have their own version of a biological clock, thanks to a new material that transforms at a given time. Morphing materials are interesting because they allow objects to change shape, and thus function. But they typically need a trigger...
I regard the brain as a computer which will stop working when its component fail. There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers. That is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark