News tagged with feedback mechanism
Helping the nose know: Researcher answers 100-year-old question about how olfactory feedback mechanism works
More than a century after it was first identified, Harvard scientists are shedding new light on a little-understood neural feedback mechanism that may play a key role in how the olfactory system works in the brain.
Neuroscience Dec 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress)—To prevent the risk of 'chair disease', The University of Queensland researchers have developed a 'sitting pad' device that uses an alarm to alert workers to stand up more regularly.
Health Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Although less than half the size of a walnut and weighing one gram, the brain of a songbird is fully capable of generating complex learned behaviors. Songbirds are one of the few groups ...
Neuroscience Nov 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2 |
Cellular mechanisms that enable healthy growth can spiral out of control and give rise to cancer. For this reason, signal transduction pathways that underlie cell growth are tightly regulated, with multiple ...
Medical research Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A molecule normally implicated in restraining immune responses is also capable of stimulating defences against virus infection, according to new research, by promoting the survival of a population of immune ...
Medical research Sep 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |