"Matthew Kirkcaldie" <Matthew.Kirkcaldie at removethis.newcastle.edu.au> wrote
in message news:ec636932869132cab7262d3d3f0034c2 at news.teranews.com...
> Show you how quickly the glial cells scavenge the glutamate from the
> cleft - and why vision is actually the slowest of the senses in terms of
> the briefest detectable stimulus.
>> PS: please feel free to correct or amplify - I'm just a spectator in
> visual neuroscience.
I read a brief report in =Science News=, some years back, that
the rods respond on a femto-'second' 'time' scale.