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X-Ray Vision For Lab Rats
2013-02-13 08:59:42

Despite their seemingly endless capabilities, even our retinas have their limits. That is, until today, with the release of a new study by researchers led by Duke University neurobiologist Miguel Nicolelis.

Turning Off The Cold: Neuroscientists Remove Chilly Protein From Skin
2013-02-13 07:59:08

Are you tired of being cold all the time? Do you wish you could turn the cold off at the push of a button? Well neuroscientists from the University of South Carolina (USC) may have some good news for you.

Star-Nosed Mole Reveals Mysteries Of Touch And Pain Sensing Molecules
2013-01-31 12:23:49

Located just about an inch above the human elbow is one of the most sensitive patches of skin on our body. An excess of nerve endings in this region means just a light pinch will have even those with the highest pain thresholds flinching and begging for mercy.

2013-01-22 23:03:12

The company is now offering a new high-tech hearing aid. Oak Creek, WI (PRWEB) January 22, 2013 Selective Hearing Centers, the top provider of

SHOCKING! Crabs Really Do Feel Pain
2013-01-17 08:36:00

Most cultures value the humane treatment and slaughter of their livestock, and now those same standards should be applied to their seafood, according to a new behavioral study published in the Journal of Experimental Biology.

2012-12-22 05:04:16

New solution is designed to provide relief for irritated ears while also providing a healthy routine cleaning option. Nixa, MO (PRWEB) December 21, 2012

2012-12-19 13:52:01

Tomás and Deans have identified a protein needed for neuron organization in the developing retina.

2012-12-12 23:22:01

When you walk into a darkened room, your first instinct is to feel around for a light switch.

2012-12-12 15:44:23

The sweet taste of sugar may provide some comfort for babies during immunizations, according to a new Cochrane systematic review.


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 meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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