Solving a neuroscience mystery, researchers, including Indian-origin scientist Sanjeev Ranade, have identified the protein receptor that mediates the sense of touch in mammals.
People have learned to gather information from touch and researchers have now found how complex tactile sensations from the skin are coded at the cellular level in the brain.
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A reassuring pat on the back by your senior colleague can make your day in the same way as a nurturing touch by a mother can stop her baby from crying.
In a ground-breaking research, scientists have resolved the age-old mystery of touch - how cells just beneath the skin surface enable us to feel fine details and textures.
Researchers have suggested that infants show unique physiological and behavioral responses to pleasant touch, which may help to cement the bonds between child and parent and promote early social and physiological development.
The show, entitled ‘Touch,’ is centered around a father`s relationship with his mute 11 year-old son.
Shoppers will be able to digitise the look and feel of clothes and share the details online.
Five Pakistani sailors, who are put up
in a police station in south Mumbai after being rescued from
the seas today said they were touched by the "love, kindness
and help" extended to them in India.
Researchers have developed an ‘imaginary phone’ that lets you keep your phone in your pocket and use apps or answer calls by tapping your hand.
The actor is in preliminary talks to play the lead role in ‘Touch’.
Experts may have come one step closer to explaining the evolution of ornamental feathers in birds.
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Day in Pics: 26th December
Showbiz World - December 26, 2014