Latest Sensory system Stories
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.
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.
Weakly electric fish spend their lives bathed in their own internally generated mild electric field, interpreting perturbations in the field as objects pass through and when communicating with members of their own species through high frequency electric 'chirps'.
A team of NIH-supported researchers is the first to show, in mice, an unexpected two-step process that happens during the growth and regeneration of inner ear tip links.
Celergen, a Swiss Cell Therapy in the form of supplements, gets featured in June 2013’s edition of The Robb Report. Coverage include the findings by Dr.
HVENT offers info session and free hearing screenings. Middletown, NY (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Summertime evokes thoughts of fun in the sun: picnics, pools,
When animals are on the hunt for food they likely use many senses, and scientists have wondered how the different senses work together.
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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