News tagged with human model

3-D model of human retronasal olfactory sense

The sweetness of a peppermint candy can be experienced with the nose pinched shut, but flavor is detectable only when the pinch is released and volatiles in the candy are exhaled back into the nose where smell receptors exist.

Nov 10, 2015
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Study validates monkey model of visual perception

A new study from The Journal of Neuroscience shows that humans and rhesus monkeys have very similar abilities in recognizing objects "at a glance," validating the use of this animal model in the study of human visual perception. ...

Aug 25, 2015
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Diagnosing heart conditions by smartphone

In collaboration with an international scientific project team, a Simon Fraser University doctoral student is paving the way for us to be able to one day diagnose heart conditions using our smartphones.

Aug 03, 2015
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