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When Attention Is a Deficit

Yesterday − Princeton University
Sometimes being too focused on a task is not a good thing. During tasks that require our attention, we might become so engrossed in what we are doing that we fail to notice there is a better way to get the job done. For example, let's say you are coming out of a New York City subway one late afternoon and you want to find out which…
• Notre Dame Researchers Develop Computational Model to Simulate Bacterial Behavior − Yesterday
• Sexual Selection Isn't the Last Word on Bird Plumage, UWM Study Shows − Yesterday
• Researchers Discover How Body's Good Fat Tissue Communicates with Brain − Yesterday
• Big Data Allows Computer Engineers to Find Genetic Clues in Humans − 2 days ago
• Evolutionary Novelties in Vision − 2 days ago
• New Lobster-like Predator Found in 508 Million-year-old Fossil-rich Site − 2 days ago
• The Color of Lettuce Determines the Speed of Its Antioxidant Effect − 2 days ago
• Playing Music by Professional Musicians Activates Genes for Learning And Memory − 2 days ago
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Sexual Selection Isn't the Last Word on Bird Plumage, UWM Study Shows

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When Attention Is a Deficit

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Researchers Discover How Body's Good Fat Tissue Communicates with Brain

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03-27-15

Evolutionary Novelties in Vision
A new study from SciLifeLab at Uppsala University published in PLOS ONE shows that genes crucial for vision were multiplied in the early stages of vertebrate evolution and acquired…
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03-28-15

Notre Dame Researchers Develop Computational Model to Simulate Bacterial Behavior
University of Notre Dame applied mathematician Mark Alber and environmental biotechnologist Robert Nerenberg have developed a new computational model that effectively simulates the mechanical behavior of biofilms. Their model…
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03-27-15

New Lobster-like Predator Found in 508 Million-year-old Fossil-rich Site

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03-27-15

Big Data Allows Computer Engineers to Find Genetic Clues in Humans
Big data: It's a term we read and hear about often, but is hard to grasp. Computer scientists at Washington University in St. Louis' School of Engineering & Applied…
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03-27-15

Smaller Plates, Smaller Portions? Not Always

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03-27-15

The Color of Lettuce Determines the Speed of Its Antioxidant Effect
Antioxidants provide long-term protection against the chain reactions of free radical processes, in other words, of the molecules that are capable of causing cell damage and generating various diseases.…
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03-27-15

A Peek at the Secret Life of Pandas

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03-27-15

Playing Music by Professional Musicians Activates Genes for Learning And Memory
Music performance is known to induce structural and functional changes to the human brain and enhance cognition. However, the molecular mechanisms underlying music performance have been so far unexplored.…
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Sea Slug Provides New Way of Analyzing Brain Data

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Earliest Humans Had Diverse Range of Body Types, Just as We Do Today
One of the dominant theories of our evolution is that our genus, Homo, evolved from small-bodied early humans to become the taller, heavier and longer legged Homo erectus that…
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Cell Biology

Cell Celebrates Intersection of Food And Science in Special Issue


2 days ago − Cell Press
• The Color of Lettuce Determines the Speed of Its Antioxidant Effect − 2 days ago
• A Long-standing Mystery in Membrane Traffic Was Solved − 2 days ago
• Researchers Master Gene Editing Technique in Mosquito That Transmits Deadly Diseases − 2 days ago
• Nerve Cells Borrow a Trick from Their Synapses to Dispose of Garbage − 2 days ago
• Evolutionary Novelties in Vision − 2 days ago
• A Mile Deep, Ocean Fish Facing Health Impacts from Human Pollution − 3 days ago
 
Cancer, Oncology

World's First Method for Continuous Purification of Valuable Antibodies


10 days ago − Austrian Research Centre of Industrial Biotechnology (ACIB)
• Chemical Tag Marks Future MicroRNAs for Processing, Study Shows − 3 days ago
• Researchers Describe 5 New Species of Marine Invertebrates − 10 days ago
• Notre Dame Researchers Develop Computational Model to Simulate Bacterial Behavior − Yesterday
• University of Sydney: Discovery Holds Promise for Gene Therapy And Agriculture − 12 days ago
• Researchers Find 'Affinity Switch' for Proteasome Assembly Process in Cells − 13 days ago
• Building a Genomic GPS − 15 days ago
 
Genetics

Researchers Master Gene Editing Technique in Mosquito That Transmits Deadly Diseases


2 days ago − Rockefeller University
• Big Data Allows Computer Engineers to Find Genetic Clues in Humans − 2 days ago
• How Did the Chicken Cross the Sea? − 2 days ago
• Sci-Fly Study Explores How Lifeforms Know to Be the Right Size − 3 days ago
• New Gene Influences Apple Or Pear Shape, Risk of Future Disease − 5 days ago
• Food-delivery Process Inside Seeds Revealed − 8 days ago
• Teaching Science to the Brain: How the Brain Learns the Way Things Work − 12 days ago
 
Zoology

How Did the Chicken Cross the Sea?


2 days ago − Michigan State University
• Researchers Describe 5 New Species of Marine Invertebrates − 10 days ago
• The Dangers of Reintroducing Lions And Other Carnivores for Ecotourism − 12 days ago
• Social Status Has Impact on Overall Health of Mammals − 16 days ago
• Scientists Reconstruct Evolutionary History of Whale Hearing with Rare Museum Collection − 17 days ago
• Bat Species Is First Mammal Found Hibernating at Constant Warm Temperatures − 18 days ago
• In the City, Rabbits Build More Densely − 1 months ago
 
Botany

Study Yields Insights into How Plant Cells Grow


17 days ago − Purdue University
• Scientists Transfer Pathogen-sensing 'Antenna' Gene to Wheat − 17 days ago
• Aggressive Plant Fungus Threatens Wheat Production − 1 months ago
• An Old Genetic Tool in Plant Biology Still Has Value − 2 months ago
• A Vegetarian Carnivorous Plant − 3 months ago
• New Theory Suggests Alternate Path Led to Rise of the Eukaryotic Cell − 3 months ago
 
Entomology

30 New Species Discovered in Los Angeles in First-ever Intensive Urban Biodiversity Survey


3 days ago − Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
• Life Scientists Streamline Cutting-edge Technique to Edit Mosquito Genome − 12 days ago
• Dermacentor Limbooliati, a New Tick Species from Malaysia And Vietnam − 18 days ago
• Video Reveals Acrobatic Feats of Praying Mantises − 23 days ago
• Hydrogel Baits Offer Novel Way to Manage Invasive Ants − 1 months ago
• Discovery: Tropical Fire Ants Traveled the World on 16th Century Ships − 1 months ago
 
Agriculture

Cell Celebrates Intersection of Food And Science in Special Issue


2 days ago − Cell Press
• Agricultural Waste Could Be Used as Biofuel − 3 days ago
• A Vineyard's Soil Microbes Shape the Grapes' Microbial Community − 5 days ago
• Food-delivery Process Inside Seeds Revealed − 8 days ago
• Human Parasites Found in Medieval Cesspit Reveal Links Between Middle East And Europe − 10 days ago
• TGAC's Take on the First Portable DNA Sequencing 'Laboratory' − 10 days ago
 
Paleontology, Fossil, Dinosaur

Prehistoric Super Salamander Was Top Predator, Fossils Suggest


5 days ago − University of Edinburgh
• Earliest Humans Had Diverse Range of Body Types, Just as We Do Today − 2 days ago
• A Mile Deep, Ocean Fish Facing Health Impacts from Human Pollution − 3 days ago
• New Lobster-like Predator Found in 508 Million-year-old Fossil-rich Site − 2 days ago
• Beetles Beat Out Extinction − 10 days ago
• 17 Million-year-old Whale Fossil Provides First Exact Date for East Africa's Puzzling Uplift − 12 days ago
 
Ethology

Sisters Act Together


2 months ago − University of Veterinary Medicine -- Vienna
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• Love at First Smell − 3 months ago
• Bad News for Kids − 4 months ago
• University of Tennessee Study Finds Fish Just Wanna Have Fun − 5 months ago
 
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