Latest Sensory system Stories
Neuroscientists are eagerly, but not always successfully, looking for proof that optogenetics – a celebrated technique that uses pulses of visible light to genetically alter brain cells to be excited or silenced – can be as successful in complex and large brains as it has been in rodent models.
Miracle-Ear Foundation partners with Miracle-Ear of Quakertown to donate hearing aids. Quakertown, PA (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 Miracle-Ear® of
Environmental stimuli often trigger our sense of smell before we exhibit any other response. Smells trigger neurons in our brains that alert us to take action, but there is often more than one odor in our environments at any given time.
Miracle-Ear Foundation partners with Miracle-Ear of Tiffin to donate hearing aids. Mansfield, OH (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Miracle-Ear® of Tiffin,
Miracle-Ear Foundation partners with Miracle-Ear of Johnstown to donate hearing aids. Johnstown, NY (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Miracle-Ear® of Johnstown,
In the future, your optometrist may be the first person to realize that you could have Alzheimer’s disease. An international team of researchers has discovered the loss of a particular layer of retinal cells may reveal the presence of the disease.
Nonprofit extends reach to underprivelged hearing impaired adults & children. Plymouth, MN (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Miracle-Ear® of Longview,
The death of sensory hair cells in the ear results in irreversible hearing loss.
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...
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.