Tag Archives: mechanism

Tail of Seahorse to Inspire New Robots?

From humans to birds to animals, all have something to offer or inspire the way robots can be made. The latest inspiration has come from the defense systems and bio-medicine could come from a seahorse’s tail, according to a new study published in the journal Science. The research on the curious shape of seahorse tails into square prisms surrounded by ...

Read More »

Breast Cancer Breakthrough: Study Finds Trigger Spreading Tumour, Halting it Stems Growth

Once breast cancer is diagnosed, it is a painful rush from pillar to the post for patients and relatives. The Edinburgh University scientists have succeeded in finding a revolutionary approach to stem the growth of the tumour by targeting the disease’s trigger itself. In their lab experiments, researchers have found that blocking the signals in mice with breast cancer can ...

Read More »

How brain forms ‘Mexican waves’ ? Blame it on Inhibitory neurons, says new Study

How brain forms Mexican Waves? Unfolding the mechanism, scientists have revealed that certain brain cells persuade others to create “Mexican waves” linked with cognitive function, one of the abnormal brain functions and about neurocognitive disorders such as dementia. Neurons belong to one of two groups – inhibitory or excitatory. While much is known about excitatory neurons, the role of inhibitory neurons ...

Read More »