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Sharks Sense Prey in Surprising Ways During Pioneering Study

A team of scientists have unmasked the intricacies of how sharks hunt prey — from the first whiff to the final chomp —in a...

Aging men: More uplifts, fewer hassles until the age of 65-70

A new study of how men approach their golden years found that how happy individuals are remains relatively stable for some 80 percent of...

How the ‘Matthew Effect’ helps some scientific papers gain popularity

Fine-grained research shows boost for leading-edge and low-profile work in the life sciences happens after authors are honored. Do scientific papers written by well-known scholars...
A spiritual turn-on for Danish teens

1 in 10 high school students hurt by dates

One in 10 high school youth in the U.S. reports having been hit or physically hurt by a dating partner in the past year,...

Droplets break a theoretical time barrier on bouncing

Those who study hydrophobic materials — water-shedding surfaces such as those found in nature and created in the laboratory — are familiar with a...

Researchers make surfaces easier to cool under extreme heat

When an earthquake and tsunami struck Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant in 2011, knocking out emergency power supplies, crews sprayed seawater on the reactors...

Detecting program-tampering in the cloud

For small and midsize organizations, the outsourcing of demanding computational tasks to the cloud — huge banks of computers accessible over the Internet —...

Nanoparticles deliver healing drugs directly to bone cracks

A novel method for finding and delivering healing drugs to newly formed microcracks in bones has been invented by a team of chemists and...

Vision scientists demonstrate innovative learning method

New research published today in the journal Science suggests it may be possible to use brain technology to learn to play a piano, reduce mental stress or hit a curve ball with little or no conscious effort. It's the kind of thing seen in Hollywood's "M...

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