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In the sea slug's defense against lobsters, confusion is key
...wn as sea hares) release an inky secretion, termed ink
and opaline, from a pair of glands. The new findin...associated behaviors succeeds, in combination with ink
and opaline's other effects, in distracting the lobster sufficiently to enable the slug's successful...
Chemicals in tattoo inks need closer scrutiny
... "We chose to study five different brands of black ink
as it is the most common color used in tattoos," F...effects in people, including allergic reactions to ink
components, a burning sensation during the course of MRIs, and the migration of inks to different ti...
Sea slug mixes chemical defense before firing at predators
...versity biologist Charles Derby, PhD, examined the ink
and opaline glands of Aplysia sea slugs for the ch...ite component of the secretion, and escapin in the ink
gland, which produces the purple dye in the secretion. "Aplysia packages these innocuous precursors...
Emotional control circuit of brain's fear response discovered
...standard Stroop test asks participants to name the ink
color of a printed color word. Performance is typically worse if word and color are incongruent (e.g., YELLOW printed in red ink) than when the two attributes are congruent (RED printed in red ink). For the 2006 Neuron paper, Dr. Hirsch and her ...
Cellulose nanocrystal research could lead to new vaccines, computer inks
...er research deals with cellulose drug delivery and ink
jet printing. Roman experimented with taking ce...rch project for Roman. She experimented with using ink
jet printers to deposit the crystals because the printers?main focus is precision. Nanocrystals are ...
Now, self-healing materials can mimic human skin, healing again and again
...y resin. After curing, the resin is heated and the ink
– which liquefies – is extracted, leaving behind a substrate with a network of interlocking microchannels. In the final steps, the researchers deposit a brittle epoxy coating on top of the substrate, and fill the network with a liquid healing agent...