vital sense

Brain protects sense of smell when blocked

August 13th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) Once our nostrils become free of stuffy summer colds or mould allergy, our brains work overtime to keep our olfactory sense as sharp as ever, compensating ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Rats use whiskers like human fingers

April 17th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 17 (IANS) Rats use their whiskers much like humans use their fingertips to feel objects as both of them process these sensations in the same part of the brain and ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

An average person gets only 63 minutes of peace and quiet in a day!

September 4th, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 4 (ANI): With TV, Internet and telephones intruding so much in a day, an average person only gets 63 minutes of peace and quiet in 24 hours, claims a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |