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Human Nose Can Distinguish More Than 1 Trillion Scents
2014-03-21 04:48:03

For decades, experts have claimed that people were capable of detecting 10,000 different odors, but new research appearing in March 21 edition of Science suggests that the actual number of scents detectable by the human nose is considerably higher.

2014-03-18 23:34:38

A recently published ‘Current Biology’ study revealing that video games improve

2014-03-18 23:31:05

A website devoted to the well-known personal development guru Steve Pavlina has been given an update and expanded to cover additional topics. (PRWEB) March 18,

2014-03-14 23:23:40

Changing your lifestyle to become a morning person has become easier with the help of Rise-N-Shine’s revolutionary pill, Wake Up On Time. Sparta, NJ (PRWEB)

2014-03-14 23:04:21

Preventing occasional back pain from becoming a chronic problem requires both physical and mental fitness.

2014-03-12 12:29:18

LONDON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:

2014-03-12 11:29:28

New insights into how the human brain responds to chronic pain could eventually lead to improved treatments for patients.

2014-03-06 23:29:35

Phoenix Research Labs, Inc., Neuropore Therapies, and UC San Diego today announced breakthrough study results from an industry-academia collaborative effort demonstrating the utility and relevance

2014-03-05 23:29:44

Stop waiting to get a great night sleep and see what you’ve been missing. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 SleepDrops International Limited, a

2014-03-05 23:27:10

Non profit Indiegogo Campaign Raising 50K for Spinal Cord Injury Management Course Neutral Bay, Australia (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 The Australian educational


Latest Nervous system Reference Libraries

Midbrain
2013-07-25 15:13:23

The midbrain, also known as the mesencephalon is the part of the brain most responsible for vision, motor control, arousal, temperature regulation, alertness and hearing. Formation and Orientation The midbrain is found under the cerebral cortex and above the hindbrain. The mesencephalon is not divided into any other portions of the brain unlike the other two vesicles that stem from the neural tube. There are four separate lobes on the side of the cerebral aqueduct within the...

Brain
2013-03-05 13:54:00

Formation and Orientation The development of the brain is broken down into stages. The basic evolution begins in the third week of the embryonic process where the neural plate is formed. By week four, the neural plate has developed into the neural tube. The anterior part of the tube, the telencephalon, grows rapidly as it prepares to later give way to the brain. As time goes on, cells begin to classify themselves as either neurons or glial cells, thus determining their functions. Glial...

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Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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