Tag: "dancing" at biology news
Are dancers genetically different than the rest of us? Yes, says Hebrew University researcher
...found in an examination of 85 dancers and advanced dancing
students in Israel variants of two genes that provide the code for the serotonin transporter and arginine vasopressin receptor 1a. Both genes are involved in the transmission of information between nerve cells. The serotonin transporter regulates t...
Honeybee decision-making ability rivals any department committee
...ted a series of experiments. To study the waggle dancing
for house hunting, the researchers: labeled all...ake off for it, even though some scouts were still dancing
strongly for the other site. offered five desirable nests and found that it took much longer for a...
Membrane research opens window to benefits for plants, humans
...er molecules line up in single file and move as if dancing
through open water channels. In less than a second, billions of water molecules can move through a channel. The growing knowledge of how aquaporins regulate water passage eventually could help agricultural producers boost survivability of drought-st...
Rutgers researchers scientifically link dancing ability to mate quality
...University of New Jersey, for the first time links dancing
ability to established measures of mate quality in...duplicated the movements of 183 Jamaican teenagers dancing
to popular music. The researchers then asked peers of the dancers to evaluate the dancing