Outgoing behavior makes for happier humans

Outgoing behavior makes for happier humans

Across cultures, extroverts have more fun Happy is as happy does, apparently—for human beings all over the world. Not only does acting extroverted lead to more positive feelings across several cultures, but people also report more upbeat behavior when they feel free...
3D printed implants may soon fix complex injuries

3D printed implants may soon fix complex injuries

In an age where 3-D printers are becoming a more and more common tool to make custom designed objects, some researchers are using the technology to manufacture replacement parts for the most customized and unique object of all–the human body. With funding from...
Researchers acquit guava of spreading deadly fungus

Researchers acquit guava of spreading deadly fungus

No more pitting guava against eucalyptus when it comes to explaining how a poorly understood fungal disease spreads. That is the conclusion reported by an international team of scientists in the journal Molecular Ecology. The team used a common forensic technique to...
Researchers hit virtual heads to make softball safer

Researchers hit virtual heads to make softball safer

Two nearly identical softballs, both approved for league play, can have dramatically different effects when smacked into a player’s head. Those are the findings from a study conducted by Professor Lloyd Smith in Washington State University’s School of...
Humans and robots team up for high-tech fruit harvest

Humans and robots team up for high-tech fruit harvest

With a bumper crop of apples expected this season, many Washington tree fruit growers dream of a day when automated technology helps bring in the harvest. Manoj Karkee, assistant professor with the Center for Precision and Automated Agricultural Systems at Washington...

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