News tagged with nerve impulses

Related topics:

Music in our ears: The science of timbre

New research, published in PLOS Computational Biology, offers insight into the neural underpinnings of musical timbre. Mounya Elhilali, of Johns Hopkins University and colleagues have used mathematical models based on exp ...

Nov 01, 2012
4.5 / 5 (2) 1

Membrane molecule keeps nerve impulses hopping

New research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine describes a key molecular mechanism in nerve fibers that ensures the rapid conductance of nervous system impulses. The findings ...

Jan 26, 2011
5 / 5 (1) 0

The secrets behind stress-induced illness

(PhysOrg.com) -- Both humans and animals have different reactions to stress. Ongoing exposure to stress causes some individuals to show symptoms of disease, while others are resilient and do not become ill. ...

Dec 22, 2010
5 / 5 (8) 0 | with audio podcast