One area where very fast nerve conduction is vital is vision, more specifically, in keeping the eyes fixed on some object in the field of vision while in motion.
Will robots ever experience empathy or other feelings, or develop a genuine sense of humor?
Our skin and our insides are laced with an invisible, highly sophisticated, selective, neurological netting.
Simple, small, and worldwide in distribution, the placozoa don’t fit any clear evolutionary picture.
James Hudspeth, of Rockefeller University, just won the Norwegian Academy of Science’s Kavli Prize in science.