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2013-07-29 13:14:39

It happens to all of us at least once each winter in Montreal.

2013-07-17 10:52:01

Cochlear implants, electrical prosthetic devices that stimulate inner ear neurons of individuals who have lost their cochlear sensory cells, restore usable hearing to deaf patients.

Music Eases Pain For Pediatric ER Patients
2013-07-16 15:10:26

A team of US and Canadian researchers have discovered new evidence suggesting that music can help reduce feelings of pain and distress amongst pediatric ER patients.

2013-07-13 23:02:43

Mindzoom created by Dino Ruales is a new subliminal software that helps people increase their mental power, abilities and health.

Nile Crocodiles May Look Tough, But They Can Be Sensitive Too
2013-07-02 14:51:10

Crocodiles may look tough, but they can also be very sensitive -- particularly when it comes to detecting touch, temperature, or chemicals in their watery environment.

2013-07-02 10:53:40

Long-term hearing loss from loud explosions, such as blasts from roadside bombs, may not be as irreversible as previously thought.

2013-07-01 23:18:38

All New Miracle-Ear Foundation Better Serves the Hearing Impaired. Plymouth, MN (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 For the first time in over two decades, Miracle-Ear

2013-06-28 23:04:46

All New Miracle-Ear Foundation Better Serves the Hearing Impaired Plymouth, Minn (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 For the first time in over two decades, Minneapolis

Vibrations Felt On Skin May Aid In Tactile Display Innovation
2013-06-14 11:23:07

Electronic distractions that can be dangerous while driving, such as a GPS system or text message, have created a need to convey information in a non-visual way.

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2013-06-14 10:21:40

A new study explains the question of how an animal chooses low salt over high salt, and unravels the mechanism for how gustatory receptor neurons (GRNs) are activated by salt, an essential nutrient for all animals, including humans.


Latest Sensory system Reference Libraries

Ear
2013-04-30 13:31:11

The ear is an organ from the auditory system that collects sounds, and also balances and enables body position. Formation and Orientation The ear can be broken down into the inner and outer ears. The outer part of the ear is the visible flap (auricle) and ear canal which collects sounds which create pressure that echoes through the middle ear. The inner ear, however, is embedded in the temporal bone. There are hollow areas of the inner ear that are filled with liquids and hair cells...

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  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
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The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.