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2009-04-21 09:35:31

With more than 30 muscles in your arm, controlling movement -- whether it's grasping a glass or throwing a baseball -- is a complex task that potentially takes into account thousands of variables.

2009-04-20 20:18:35

Researchers at Northwestern University in Chicago say it may be possible to control a limb by stimulating groups of muscles rather than individual muscles. Matthew Tresch and colleagues from the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago said with more than 30 muscles in an arm, controlling movement -- whether


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.