A new discovery that sheds light on how neurons control whether mice turn right or left while walking could prove useful for people with motor disorders.
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Researchers have mapped the brain mechanisms that drive movement in grooming fruit flies. That could help fight Parkinson's disease and OCD.
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New research finds that eye movements, ones so small you're not even aware of them, play a large part in seeing at a distance, what's also called visual acuity.
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Swimming upstream isn't easy, but a specific head tilt motion can make it easier, new research with nano-sized motors shows.
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For learning about digital spaces in virtual reality, it may not matter whether we control our movement with a joystick or our bodies.
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Fine motor skills are a strong predictor of whether children with autism are at risk for long-term language disabilities, research finds.
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