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February 22, 2017

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February 22, 2017

Online Daters Ignore Wish List When Choosing a Match

Feb. 21, 2017 — Despite having a 'wish list' stating their preference for potential ideal matches, most online daters contact people bearing no resemblance to the characteristics they say they want in a ... read more

Family Focused Interventions for at Risk Children and Youth

Feb. 21, 2017 — Experts discuss how interventions can be developed to maximize resilience among children experiencing adversity and improve outcomes for their families as ... read more

Using Statistics Ethically to Combat 'a Scientific Credibility Crisis'

Feb. 19, 2017 — Can statistics increase the value of science to ... read more

How to Build a Bio-Bot: Researchers Share Design and Development of Biological Machines

Feb. 19, 2017 — Creating tiny muscle-powered robots that can walk or swim by themselves -- or better yet, when prompted -- is more complicated than it ... read more

Digital Fabrication in Architecture

Feb. 17, 2017 — Society faces enormous challenges in constructing high-quality, future-oriented built environments. Construction sites today look much like the building sites did at the beginning of the 20th ... read more

DNA Computer Brings 'Intelligent Drugs' a Step Closer

Feb. 17, 2017 — Researchers present a new method that should enable controlled drug delivery into the bloodstream using DNA computers. The team developed the first DNA computer capable of detecting several ... read more

Feb. 16, 2017 — A novel air quality model will help air quality forecasters predict surface ozone levels up to 48-hours in advance and with fewer resources, according to a team of ... read more

Feb. 16, 2017 — Researchers have developed a new, automated platform capable of returning in-depth analyses of MRI scans in a matter of minutes, rather than hours or days. The system has the potential to minimize ... read more

Social Exclusion in Virtual Realities Has a Negative Social and Emotional Impact in 'Real' Life

Feb. 16, 2017 — In this age of highly realistic computer games and increasingly popular social networks, social exclusion in virtual worlds is becoming more and more socially significant, as is demonstrated by the ... read more

Feb. 16, 2017 — Gadgets are set to become flexible, highly efficient and much smaller, following a breakthrough in measuring two-dimensional 'wonder' materials, report ... read more

Feb. 16, 2017 — Research on the use of magnets to steer light has opened the door to new communications systems which could be smaller, cheaper and more agile than fiber ... read more

Feb. 16, 2017 — An ultrafast high-contrast camera has been developed that could help self-driving cars and drones see better in extreme road conditions and in bad weather. Unlike typical optical cameras, which can ... read more

Feb. 16, 2017 — In an effort to make big data analytics more accessible for the sports industry, researchers have utilized IoT devices -- low-cost sensors and radios -- that can be embedded into sports equipment ... read more

Feb. 15, 2017 — Modern computer technology is based on the transport of electric charge in semiconductors. But this technology's potential will be reaching its limits in the near future, since the components ... read more

Squishy Supercapacitors Bathed in Green Tea Could Power Wearable Electronics

Feb. 15, 2017 — Wearable electronics are here -- the most prominent versions are sold in the form of watches or sports bands. But soon, more comfortable products could become available in softer materials made in ... read more

Feb. 15, 2017 — Forget delivering packages or taking aerial photographs -- drones can even count small birds. A new study tests this new approach to wildlife monitoring and concludes that despite some drawbacks, the ... read more

Feb. 15, 2017 — Mathematicians propose a theoretical framework to understand how waves and other disturbances move through materials in conditions that vary in both space and time. The theory is called 'field ... read more

Feb. 15, 2017 — Scientists are exploring whether teaching real-world science through a popular computer game may offer a more engaging and effective educational approach than traditional concepts of instruction. A ... read more

Feb. 14, 2017 — Finding information about videogames can now be a game in itself, thanks to researchers. They created GameSpace, a playable visualization of 16,000 videogames grouped according to common features and ... read more

Researchers Develop 'Living Diode' Using Cardiac Muscle Cells

Feb. 14, 2017 — Research brings scientists one step closer to developing new forms of biorobotics and novel treatment approaches for several muscle-related health problems such as muscular degenerative disorders, ... read more

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