How waves of ‘clutches’ in the motor cortex help our brains initiate movement

For decades, scientists have wondered why specific cells in the brain that control movement fire when people simply plan or imagine making a movement, or observe someone else making a movement—but do not actually move themselves. Now, University of Chicago scientists working on this mystery have discovered that signals in the motor cortex act like […]

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Shortage of Chinese parts caused $50 billion fall in February’s global exports: U.N.

China’s exports of vital parts and components for products ranging from automobiles to cellphones are estimated to have shrunk by an annualized 2% in February, costing other countries and their industries $50 billion, a United Nations agency said on Wednesday. The world’s second-largest economy – and epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak that has spread to […]

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