Latest Sensory system Stories
Different types of nerves and skin receptors work in concert to produce sensations of touch
Decades of research on how bats use echolocation to keep a focus on their targets not only lends support to a long debated neuroscience hypothesis about vision but also could lead to smarter sonar and radar technologies.
A new study led by NYU Langone Medical Center and funded by the National Institutes of Health has found that just a few nerve cells in the brain may control the switch between internal thoughts and external distractions.
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Professor Takashi Yoshimura and colleagues of the Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (WPI-ITbM) of Nagoya University have finally found the missing piece in how birds sense light by identifying a deep brain photoreceptor in Japanese quails
Psychologists at the University of Bonn are amazed by the severe deficits caused by a sleepless night
Julie Beall-McKelvey Supports Better Hearing at Miracle-Ear Foundation Fundraising Auction Camp Hill, PA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Julie Beall-McKelvey,
Miracle-Ear Franchisees Support Giving the Gift of Sound at Fundraising Auction Plymouth, MN (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Miracle-Ear, a nationwide hearing
It's broadly assumed that cells degrade and recycle their own old or damaged organelles, but researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Kennedy Krieger Institute have discovered that some neurons transfer unwanted mitochondria – the tiny power plants inside cells – to supporting glial cells called astrocytes for disposal.
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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