Tag: nerve fibers
More Ways that Human and Ape Brains Differ
Underlying the significant differences in brain — to say nothing of the vast difference in mind — is a genetic mystery.
A Crucial Design Difference in Vertebrate Nerves
Consideration of the basic characteristics of nerve impulse propagation suggests that the speed of conduction in mammals is close to the maximum possible.
Design at Your Fingertips: Researchers Struggle to Model Sense of Touch
Your hands feel in detail thanks to tens of thousands of sensors, and detailed information encoded by their positions and firing times.