Latest Sensory system Stories
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.
New solution is designed to provide relief for irritated ears while also providing a healthy routine cleaning option. Nixa, MO (PRWEB) December 21, 2012
Tomás and Deans have identified a protein needed for neuron organization in the developing retina.
When you walk into a darkened room, your first instinct is to feel around for a light switch.
The sweet taste of sugar may provide some comfort for babies during immunizations, according to a new Cochrane systematic review.
A team of researchers has reportedly discovered the group of nerve cells responsible for communicating the sensation of gentle touch in fruit flies -- and possibly in humans and other organisms as well -- potentially shedding light on one of most mysterious senses in all of biology.
An important new study from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has has identified a molecule that plays a critical role in the conversion of sound waves to brain signals.
Crocodiles and alligators are well-known for being cold-blooded and having thick skin, but new research from a pair of Vanderbilt University scientists has shown that the ancient reptiles can be quite sensitive.
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...
- Emitting flashes of light; glittering.