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Sharks are highly-evolved killing machines and a new study published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE has compiled a comprehensive picture of how these marine predators hunt – from start to finish.
Odorant receptors of recent insects evolved long after insects migrated from water to land.
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.
researchers report that people with balance disorders or dizziness traceable to an inner-ear disturbance show distinctive abnormal eye movements when the affected ear is exposed to the strong pull of an MRI's magnetic field.
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have discovered an important mechanism underlying sensory feedback that guides balance and limb movements. La
Normally, people perceive colors and shapes visually, but what if you could "hear" them? A new study from Hebrew University shows that using sensory substitution devices (SSDs), colors and shapes can now be conveyed...
While scientists know that a superfamily of genes inside olfactory receptors is responsible for our sense of smell – we still don’t know the mechanism behind the interpretation of odor molecules into a particular smell.
Sense 5K is bringing the five-senses based “Blue Dawn Tour” to the SF Bay Area. San Jose, California (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Make room, mud and
Sense 5K is bringing the five-senses based “Blue Dawn Tour” to the Portland Area. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Make room, mud and night
Dennis Aabo Sorensen is the first amputee in the world to feel sensory rich information -- in real-time -- with a prosthetic hand wired to nerves in his upper arm; Sorensen could grasp objects intuitively and identify what he was touching while blindfolded
- One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
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