Tag: "semicircular" at biology news
Brain's inertial navigation system pinpointed
...al motion by combining rotational signals from the semicircular
canal in the inner ear with gravity signals. They concentrated their search for the brains inertial navigation system on particular types of neurons, called Purkinje cells, in a region of the cerebellum known to receive signals from the vestibular sy...
Reconstructing the biology of extinct species: A new approach
... important part of its organ of balance, the three semicircular
canals of the inner ear on each side of the skull....document the relationship of the dimensions of the semicircular
canals to locomotion. These structures are filled with a fluid, which moves within the canals when ...
Stimulation of the semicircular canals can artificially control human walking and balance
...at normally communicate signals from the so-called semicircular
canals, structures that are part of the vestibular... body to--the direction of gravity. However, the semicircular
canals that the researchers stimulated to control walking and balance detect rotational movements of...
World's top theoretical physicists converge to consider 'future of physics'
...--four decorative columns and a ceiling of stepped semicircular
soffits that mirror the pattern of the tiered seat...n the second floor above the auditorium is a large semicircular
room for graduate students. It overlooks the courtyard. Across the hall is a bank of offices. Nex...