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Female volunteers prepare for a second 'bedrest'

...y 'released' as they were gradually returned to an upright position at the space medicine clinic at the French Institute for Space Medicine and Physiology (MEDES) in Toulouse. For two months, the twelve women hade been lying in beds inclined at an angle of 6°, with their feet slightly higher than their heads...

Wild Gorillas Handy with a Stick

...intently at the water in front of her.?Leah walked upright into the water, but stopped and returned to the edge when the water reached her waist. She then walked back into the water, grabbed a branch in front of her, detached it, and, grasping it firmly, repeatedly jabbed the water in front of her with the e...

Nano machine switches between biological and silicon worlds

...s the fuel for the motor. The motor then pulls the upright DNA strand through it until it reaches the magnetic bead, like a winch lowering a weather balloon. A Hall-Effect sensor can measure the vertical movement of the magnetic bead which indicates whether the switch is on or off. That, in an over-simplifi...

Is the brain wired for faces?

...earned over many years to spot fine differences in upright faces, but not in inverted faces. That experience makes faces unique, but there's nothing scientifically special about faces," Riesenhuber says. The Georgetown scientists hypothesized that facial recognition does not rely on face-specific mechanisms...

Stimulation of the semicircular canals can artificially control human walking and balance

...ing of how our vestibular system helps us maintain upright posture; at the same time, the researchers found t...exactly the same stimulus could be used to disturb upright balance, causing the subject to lean in one direction or the other, but without having any effect on...

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