Awesome wireless EMG system from Delsys

To show Delsys' new wireless EMG sensors in action, we recorded the EMG signals from a top gymnast as she ran, tumbled, and flipped through her routine. These sensors are compact and lightweight, enabling you to collect authentic signals of your subject's natural movement with no wires to get in the...

Students Robo-Boogie at junior robotics competition

The regional round of this year’s RoboCup Junior New Zealand “Battle of the Bots” saw more than 140 Otago primary and secondary school students compete at the Otago Museum in Dunedin, New Zealand on Saturday 6 July. RoboCup Junior is a New Zealand national robotics competition that gives school...

Setting impossibly high standards

Bar-headed geese are known for their exceptional feats of physical endurance. Their unique physiology is the focus of an international research team led by Prof. Peter Frappell (University of Tasmania).

Taking the edge out of workplace stress with Yoga

Study finds that several markers of stress can be significantly reduced with 15 minutes of daily office-based yoga.

Letting the cat out of the bag on wireless behavioral electrophysiology

A new approach to electrophysiological recordings in awake and free moving cats using combined video-tracking and wireless biopotential signals, including: LFP, MUA, EOG, EMG.

Early baby insight points to frail cardiovascular control

New study shows lower heart rate and blood pressure variability in pre-term babies, pointing to autonomic maturation deficits as a possible risk factor for SIDS.

An 'out of the box' solution to rodent NIBP

This study demonstrates a reliable and novel protocol for obtaining SBP and HR from freely moving rats using the tail-cuff method, suitable for deducing both small and substantial changes in blood pressure.

ADInstruments congratulates all participants and the winning team of the 10th Inter-Medical School Physiology Quiz

346 students from 70 universities took part in the tenth installment of the Professor A. Raman Challenge Trophy at the University of Malaya last month. A sponsor of the quiz, ADInstruments was at hand to support the event and conduct an educator workshop.

Scent, semantics and cinnamon scrolls

Understanding the connection between brain circuits involved in smell and memory has practical importance, but only if the response patterns are understood. Cinnamon scrolls anyone?

Getting to grips with cutting-edge wound closure technology

The aim of this study was to test the performance of a novel shape-memory alloy surgical clip, designed to be delivered by injection though a fine gauge needle.

Can we learn new information during sleep?

Researchers discover that simple associative learning is possible during sleep in humans.

Checkmate or Knockout? Brain or Brawn?

This study investigates cerebral blood flow regulation in professional boxers and finds that repetitive sub-concussive head impact may explain the progressive nature of associated brain injury.

Don’t sweat it - go and sit under a tree if you’re feeling seasick

Why does sweat release occur during motion sickness? This study investigates this phenomenon by applying galvanic vestibular stimulation and measuring skin-sympathetic activity