How Vestibular Synapses Are Specialized for Speedy Transmission

Specialized synapses in our sensory organs enable us to walk, dance, and turn our heads without experiencing vertigo¬†or losing our balance. These synapses process signals more quickly than any other parts of the human body. A small group of neuroscientists, physicists, and engineers from different institutions has now figured out how these synapses work. This…