News tagged with nerve activity

Why men and women handle stress differently

Men and women handle stress differently. Most people probably would agree with that statement, but researchers at Michigan Technological University are pinpointing the physiological reasons behind what is, ...

Feb 27, 2013
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Making the worms turn

To biophysicist Aravinthan Samuel, the roundworm Caenorhabditis elegans provides a pathway to understanding the brain and nervous system, first of the worm, then of higher animals, and even, perhaps, of humans.

Feb 03, 2012
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Tracking dragonflies on the wing

(PhysOrg.com) -- Duke University electrical engineers have developed a wirelessly powered telemetry system that is light and powerful enough to allow scientists to study the intricate neurological activity ...

Nov 16, 2011
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Getting sick from worry

Three years ago, Victor May began to wonder about an obscure protein. From nerve cells he was testing in his laboratory, "it looked as if it could be active in stress/anxiety pathways in the brain," he says, "but we didn't ...

Nov 18, 2010
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