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Cyborg beetle and the teenage brain 半机械甲虫,青少年脑部发育

Episode 160804 / 04 Aug 2016

本集内容

Singapore scientists create cyborg beetle 新加坡科学家研制出半机械甲虫

Scans reveal how teenage brain develops 大脑扫描图揭示青少年脑部发育过程

文字稿

Scientists in Singapore have wired up giant beetles and shown that they can control the insects remotely. They’re hoping to use the technology to help save lives in disaster zones and to fight security threats.

新加坡的科学家们给巨型半机械甲虫连通电源,并证明了他们能够远程操控这些昆虫。这些科学家希望能利用这项技术在灾区帮助挽救生命以及对抗安全威胁。

British scientists at Cambridge University have gained a new insight into behavioural changes that happen in our teenage years. Using brain scanning techniques, they’re gaining clues about why some young people develop mental illnesses.

剑桥大学的一组英国科学家对人们在青少年时期发生的行为变化有了新的见解。通过使用大脑扫描技术,他们已获得了可能解释一些年轻人为何会患精神疾病的线索。

词汇

remotely
远程地

insight
深刻的见解

练习

请从以下词汇中选择适当的答案来完成句子。注意:你可能需要改变单词的形式或时态来完成句子。

remotely / insight

1. Nowadays you can unlock your car __________, just by pressing a button on an electronic device.

2. Mary's experience as a holiday rep helped her to get an __________ into the minds of young tourists.

答案

1. Nowadays you can unlock your car remotely, just by pressing a button on an electronic device.

2. Mary's experience as a holiday rep helped her to get an insight into the minds of young tourists.

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