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2014-03-13 23:02:33

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have discovered an important mechanism underlying sensory feedback that guides balance and limb movements. La

2011-06-16 21:16:16

By taking advantage of a "body swap" illusion, researchers have captured the brain regions involved in one of the most fundamental aspects of self-awareness: how we recognize our bodies as our own, distinct from others and from the outside world.

2011-03-28 13:30:00

LONDON, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VIVOBAREFOOT (http://www.vivobarefoot.com), the original barefoot shoe company, has teamed up with biomechanics expert Lee Saxby to create the definitive guide to injury free running and walking.

2011-01-20 00:00:48

Foot and Ankle Expert Offers Winter Workout Advice Columbus, OH (Vocus/PRWEB) January 18, 2011 With freezing temperatures, it’s easy to look at winter as a time to hibernate.

2010-12-15 14:40:43

The performance of a brain-machine interface designed to help paralyzed subjects move objects with their thoughts is improved with the addition of a robotic arm providing sensory feedback.

2010-12-15 14:27:54

Monkeys moved thought-controlled computer cursors more quickly and accurately when provided with additional sensory feedback.

2010-07-15 16:16:56

Scientists have discovered the part of the brain that tracks the position of our limbs as we move through space.

2010-06-15 14:11:31

Our brains contain a highly distorted model of our own bodies.

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2010-03-26 11:10:00

A PhD student at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania has developed a series of sensors that could allow you to control electronic devices.


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  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
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