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This shows a sea star on a beach

Findings about sea star locomotion could aid in development of simpler, decentralized systems in robotics

Much of a sea star's locomotion is determined by local sensory-motor response at the tube feet level as opposed to global sensory-motor commands. It appears the nervous system relies on the physics of the interaction between the body and the environment to control movement. The findings will help with the development of new robotic systems that utilize a decentralized component to learn hierarchically.... Read More...
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Side effects mild and brief with single antidepressant dose of intravenous ketamine

The side effects of administering ketamine to treat major depressive disorder are mild and persist for no longer than four hours, researchers report. Most of the side effects peaked within an hour of treatment, and many patients reported the effects as being significantly reduced two hours post ketamine administration.... Read More...