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Study Debunks ESP
2014-01-14 11:19:05

A new study shows that the human mind can perceive change without knowing exactly what has changed, evidence against the existence of extrasensory perception (ESP), also known as a sixth sense.

How Do Fruit Flies Detect Sweet Foods?
2014-01-14 10:01:27

UC Riverside research opens door for investigations into taste receptors of mosquitoes and other deadly insects

2014-01-04 23:20:57

Miracle-Ear of Mesa Commits to Supporting the Miracle-Ear Foundation Mesa, AZ (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 Miracle-Ear® of Mesa, a part of the nationwide

Bats Rely On Vision To Navigate, Echolocation To Catch Insects: Study
2013-12-13 07:34:50

More than 1,000 species of echolocating bats exist, compared to just 80 species of nocturnal non-echolocating birds. It seems that normal vision works in tandem with echolocation to give bats an evolutionary edge, however, no one knows exactly how.

Neuroscience Method Of Optogenetics As Good As Electrical Stimulation
2013-12-12 17:27:06

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.

2013-12-09 23:23:59

Miracle-Ear Foundation partners with Miracle-Ear of Quakertown to donate hearing aids. Quakertown, PA (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 Miracle-Ear® of

Smell Processes In Our Brain Better Understood Through Locust Study
2013-11-26 09:53:56

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.

2013-11-20 23:24:26

Miracle-Ear Foundation partners with Miracle-Ear of Tiffin to donate hearing aids. Mansfield, OH (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Miracle-Ear® of Tiffin,

2013-11-13 23:27:21

Miracle-Ear Foundation partners with Miracle-Ear of Johnstown to donate hearing aids. Johnstown, NY (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Miracle-Ear® of Johnstown,


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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Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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