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Do you Feel the Other Closer to you When She/He Contingently Responds to Your Action?

Jun 27, 2019 AM EDT Professor Atsushi Sato of the University of Toyama and Ai Matsuo, a researcher at The Open University of Japan, in cooperation with Professor Michiteru Kitazaki of the Toyohashi University of ...

University of Vermont Bee Scientist Samantha Alger (IMAGE)

Honeybees Infect Wild Bumblebees -- Through Shared Flowers

Jun 27, 2019 AM EDT Many species of wild bumblebees are in decline--and new research shows that diseases spread by domestic honeybees may be a major culprit.

Yale School

Yale-led Study Reveals Biology of Leptin, the Hunger Hormone

Jun 19, 2019 AM EDT New Haven, Conn. -- In a new study, Yale researchers offer insight into leptin, a hormone that plays a key role in appetite, overeating, and obesity. Their findings advance knowledge about leptin and ...

Standford University

Stanford Engineers Develop a More Stable, Efficient Prosthetic Foot

May 31, 2019 AM EDT Taking on a hiking trail or a cobblestone street with a prosthetic leg is a risky proposition - it's possible, but even in relatively easy terrain, people who use prostheses to walk are more likely to ...

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Egyptian Fruit Bats Trade Food for Sex

May 24, 2019 AM EDT Female Egyptian fruit bats living in captivity will consistently take food right from the mouths of their male peers. Now the Tel Aviv University team that made that discovery is back with new ...

Syracuse University

Ammonium Fertilized Early life on Earth

May 22, 2019 AM EDT A team of international scientists--including researchers at the University of St. Andrews, Syracuse University and Royal Holloway, University of London--have demonstrated a new source of food for ...

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New Flying/driving Robot Developed at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

May 20, 2019 AM EDT BEER-SHEVA...May 20, 2019 - The first experimental robot drone that flies like a typical quadcopter, drives on tough terrain and squeezes into tight spaces using the same motors, has been developed by ...

Erik Imel (IMAGE)

Clinical Trial at IU School of Medicine Improves Treatment of Genetic Rickets

May 18, 2019 AM EDT A new study shows a drug developed in conjunction with investigators at Indiana University School of Medicine to alleviate symptoms of a rare musculoskeletal condition is significantly more effective ...

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NIST Team Demonstrates Heart of Next-Generation Chip-Scale Atomic Clock

May 17, 2019 AM EDT Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and partners have demonstrated an experimental, next-generation atomic clock--ticking at high "optical" frequencies--that is ...

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Particulate Matter from Aircraft Engines Affects Airways

May 16, 2019 AM EDT According to the World Health Organization (WHO), seven million people worldwide die as a consequence of air pollution every year. For around 20 years, studies have shown that airborne particulate ...

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JQI Researchers Shed New Light on Atomic 'Wave Function'

May 16, 2019 AM EDT Physicists have demonstrated a new way to obtain the essential details that describe an isolated quantum system, such as a gas of atoms, through direct observation. The new method gives information ...

University of Helsinki

Researchers Discover the Achilles' Heel of an Aggressive Brain Cancer

May 10, 2019 AM EDT Glioblastoma is the most prevalent and also the most lethal type of brain tumor in adults, with no curative treatment currently available.

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