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Mar. 22, 2017 — Studies of wolf spiders found that courtship displays help preserve genetic isolation between closely related species. Another study found that the species Gladicosa bellamyi used multi-modal ... read more

Mar. 22, 2017 — In a vulnerable forest in southeastern Brazil, where the air was once thick with the guttural chatter of brown howler monkeys, there now exists silence. Yellow fever, a virus carried by mosquitoes ... read more

Mar. 22, 2017 — A fungal biopesticide that shows promise for the control of bed bugs is highly effective even against bed-bug populations that are insecticide resistant, according to ... read more

Research Questions Effectiveness of Translocation Conservation Method

Mar. 22, 2017 — A DNA study of endangered greater prairie chickens in Illinois indicates that supplementing the dwindling population with birds from out of state did not improve genetic ... read more

Mar. 22, 2017 — Researchers face a fundamental challenge as they seek to scale up human tissue regeneration from small lab samples to full-size tissues and organs: how to establish a vascular system that delivers ... read more

Tracing Aromatic Molecules in the Early Universe

Mar. 22, 2017 — A molecule found in car engine exhaust fumes that is thought to have contributed to the origin of life on Earth has made astronomers heavily underestimate the amount of stars that were forming in the ... read more

Humans, Smartphones May Fail Frequently to Detect Face Morph Photos

Mar. 22, 2017 — Both humans and smartphones show a degree of error in distinguishing face morph photos from their 'real' faces on fraudulent identity cards, new research has ... read more

Too Much Structured Knowledge Hurts Creativity, Shows Study

Mar. 22, 2017 — Structure organizes human activities and help us understand the world with less effort, but it can be the killer of creativity, concludes a new ... read more

Mar. 22, 2017 — It's not every day someone gets to say, 'I've discovered a new species.' It's a claim that biologist Chris Funk can happily make. Funk and collaborators, who've spent ... read more

Mar. 22, 2017 — The brains of those who are born blind make new connections in the absence of visual information, resulting in enhanced, compensatory abilities such as a heightened sense of hearing, smell and touch, ... read more

Mar. 22, 2017 — New archaeological analysis suggests people of Western Roman Empire switched between Hunnic nomadism and settled farming over a lifetime. Findings may be evidence of tribal encroachment that ... read more

Mar. 22, 2017 — More than a century of theory about the evolutionary history of dinosaurs has been turned on its head following the publication of new research. The work suggests that the family groupings need to be ... read more

Mar. 22, 2017 — A medical team has developed a way to effectively provide a large group of people with basic knowledge and skills to locate and use bleeding control equipment to stop life-threatening bleeding in ... read more

Mar. 22, 2017 — Nearly 1,000 feet below the bed of the Dead Sea, scientists have found evidence that during past warm periods, the Mideast has suffered drought on scales never recorded by humans -- a possible ... read more

Researchers Help Map Future of Precision Medicine in Parkinson's Disease

Mar. 22, 2017 — A new transformative approach to defining, studying and treating Parkinson's disease has been revealed by investigators. Rather than approaching Parkinson's disease as a single entity, the ... read more

Mar. 22, 2017 — Researchers have used machine learning on the Stampede supercomputer to model the cellular control network that determines how tadpoles develop. Using that model, they reverse-engineered a drug ... read more

Mar. 22, 2017 — Satellites have been mapping the upper part of the Earth magnetic field by collecting data for three years and found some amazing features about the Earth’s crust. The result is the release of ... read more

Mar. 22, 2017 — Ants are hardworking and beneficial insects, research reveals. In the activities of their daily lives, ants help increase air, water flow, and organic matter in soil. The work done by ants even forms ... read more

Mar. 22, 2017 — A new study has traced the Pavlovian response to a small cluster of brain cells -- the same neurons that go awry during Huntington's disease, Parkinson's disease and Tourette's ... read more

Mar. 22, 2017 — Neuroscientists have discovered a brain circuit that responds to rewarding events. Scientists have long believed that the central amygdala, a structure located deep within the brain, is linked with ... read more

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