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2015-02-02 08:30:47

National Sleep Foundation Completes Rigorous Study and Updates Recommended Sleep Times at Each Life Stage WASHINGTON, Feb.

dog thirst
2015-01-29 17:15:44

Scientists from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Columbia University in New York have discovered the circuitry in the brain that regulates thirst in mice.

2015-01-14 23:01:08

“Different Patterns of Electrical Activity Lead to Long-Term Potentiation by Activating Different Intracellular Pathways,” by Guoqi Zhu, Yan Liu, Yubin Wang, Xiaoning Bi and Michel Baudry,

2015-01-13 23:06:54

Real Time Medical Systems chooses healthcare software marketing firm for corporate rebranding and foundation projects (PRWEB) January 13, 2015 Real Time

synapses
2014-12-26 13:51:56

Swiss scientists were able to track the chemical signals neurons send to each across junctions called synapses by using a combination of genetic and light techniques – called “optogenetics”.

smartphone thumbs
2014-12-24 09:08:17

Scientists of the future might look back on the 21st century as a pivotal moment in the evolution of the human thumb.

2014-12-23 23:06:26

A study of Stanford basketball players showed a dramatic athletic performance enhancement with deeper sleep. Banglador, India (PRWEB) December 23, 2014

forgetful
2014-12-23 21:01:10

A new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has found that a drug used to treat Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS) called riluzole can prevent cognitive decline in lab rats, and could lead to effective treatments in humans.

David Glanzman
2014-12-19 15:08:49

The findings offer some hope for patients in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease.


Latest Neurophysiology Reference Libraries

Electrooculography
2012-12-31 11:47:45

Electrooculography, sometimes shortened to EOG, is the tracing of electricity used for operation of the retina in different phases, specifically the resting potential. The results are recorded on an electrooculogram. These are interpreted for opthalmological diagnosis and in recording eye movements. Eye movement measurements: Usually, pairs of electrodes are placed either above and below the eye or to the left and right of the eye. If the eye is moved from the center position towards one...

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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'.