Neurons in a rat’s whiskers “represent multiple stimulus features in a tiled and continuous manner, thus encoding large regions of a complex sensory space.”
Systems biologists assume for the sake of research that a biological system under investigation is optimally engineered.
Dr. Howard Glicksman and host Eric Anderson walk through the discovery and explore how these high-tech blood pressure barometers, or “baroreceptors,” work.
Ah, the giraffe. Darwin put his mechanism at war with Lamarck’s to explain the giraffe’s long neck. Evolutionists are still battling over the question.
When I was in charge of the Emergency Room at Los Angeles County Hospital, I saw many instances of near-death trauma, yet there was little complaint about pain.