• By Science Daily   -   Jan 16, 2019

    OZAENA GROUND BEETLES LIKELY PARASITIZE ANTS THROUGHOUT THEIR LIFE CYCLE

    Ozaena ground beetles likely have anatomical adaptations enabling them to parasitize ant nests throughout their life cycle, according...

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  • By Science Daily   -   Jan 16, 2019

    FULL CARBONATE CHEMISTRY AT THE SITE OF CALCIFICATION IN A TROPICAL CORAL

    Researchers have succeeded in directly measuring three key parameters necessary for skeleton formation in a live tropical coral. This...

  • By Science Daily   -   Jan 16, 2019

    GASTRIC BYPASS SURGERY MAY BENEFIT MUSCLE STRENGTH MORE THAN PREVIOUSLY THOUGHT

    Gastric bypass surgery improves relative muscle strength and physical performance in people with obesity, according to a new study.

  • By Science Daily   -   Jan 16, 2019

    ALTERATIONS IN HIPPOCAMPAL STRUCTURAL CONNECTIONS DIFFERENTIATE BETWEEN RESPONDERS OF ECT

    A new study in people with major depression reports that electroconvulsive therapy induces changes in the fibers connecting the hippocampus...

  • By Science Daily   -   Jan 16, 2019

    'STATISTICS ANXIETY' IS REAL, AND NEW RESEARCH SUGGESTS TARGETED WAYS TO HANDLE IT

    A new study uses an analytical technique called 'network science' to determine factors contributing to statistics anxiety among psychology...

  • By Science Daily   -   Jan 16, 2019

    FEATHERS: BETTER THAN VELCRO?

    The structures zipping together the barbs in bird feathers could provide a model for new adhesives and new aerospace materials, according...

  • By Science Daily   -   Jan 16, 2019

    WATER, NOT TEMPERATURE, LIMITS GLOBAL FOREST GROWTH AS CLIMATE WARMS

    The growth of forest trees all over the world is becoming more water-limited as the climate warms. The effect is most evident in northern...

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  • By Science Daily   -   Jan 16, 2019

    SIMPLE RULES PREDICT AND EXPLAIN BIOLOGICAL MUTUALISM

    Scientists have long employed relatively simple guidelines to help explain the physical world, from Newton's second law of motion to...

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  • By Science Daily   -   Jan 16, 2019

    ULTRA ULTRASOUND TO TRANSFORM NEW TECH

    A new, more sensitive method to measure ultrasound may revolutionize everything from medical devices to unmanned vehicles. Researchers...

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  • By Science Daily   -   Jan 16, 2019

    IDENTIFYING 'FRIENDS' IN AN OBJECTIVE MANNER

    Scientists have developed a new method for identifying individuals that have essential connections between them - what they call 'significant...

  • By Science Daily   -   Jan 16, 2019

    CORALLINE RED ALGAE HAVE EXISTED FOR 300 MILLION YEARS LONGER THAN PRESUMED

    Coralline red algae have existed for 130 million years, in other words since the Cretaceous Period, the time of the dinosaurs. At least...

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  • By Science Daily   -   Jan 16, 2019

    CLIMATE CHANGE: HOW COULD ARTIFICIAL PHOTOSYNTHESIS CONTRIBUTE TO LIMITING GLOBAL WARMING?

    If CO2 emissions do not fall fast enough, then CO2 will have to be removed from the atmosphere to limit global warming. Not only could...

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  • By Science Daily   -   Jan 16, 2019

    FIGHTING THE CRAVE FOR FATTENING FOOD? JUST SURROUND YOURSELF IN ITS SCENT

    A new study proves one sense can compensate another.

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  • By Science Daily   -   Jan 16, 2019

    MECHANISM HELPS EXPLAIN THE EAR'S EXQUISITE SENSITIVITY

    Researchers have decoded the way structures in the inner ear give our hearing its remarkable sensitivity and selectivity.

  • By Science Daily   -   Jan 16, 2019

    NUDGING DOES NOT NECESSARILY IMPROVE DECISIONS

    Nudging, the concept of influencing people's behavior without imposing rules, bans or coercion, is an idea that government officials...

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  • By Science Daily   -   Jan 16, 2019

    HOW MANGANESE PRODUCES A PARKINSONIAN SYNDROME

    Using X-ray fluorescence at synchrotrons DESY and ESRF, researchers have demonstrated the consequences of a mutation responsible for...

  • By Science Daily   -   Jan 16, 2019

    CHAOS IN THE BODY TUNES UP YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM

    Chaos in bodily regulation can optimize our immune system, according to researchers. The discovery may prove to be of great significance...

  • By Science Daily   -   Jan 16, 2019

    JELLYFISH MAP COULD BE THE FUTURE TO PROTECTING UK WATERS AND FISH

    Researchers have developed a map of chemicals found in jellyfish caught across 1 million square kilometers of UK waters. The same chemicals...

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  • By Science Daily   -   Jan 16, 2019

    FIGHTING PERINATAL MOOD AND ANXIETY DISORDERS ON MULTIPLE LEVELS

    Over the past several decades, it's become increasingly recognized that perinatal mood and anxiety disorders , including postpartum...

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  • By Science Daily   -   Jan 16, 2019

    DRONES SHOWN TO MAKE TRAFFIC CRASH SITE ASSESSMENTS SAFER, FASTER AND MORE ACCURATE

    Research shows that drones can be more effective and safer in crash mapping of vehicular highway accidents than conventional methods....

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