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Fish can determine their social rank by observation alone, study finds
...o know who the new boss is going to be and who his weakest
rivals are. Our experiment shows that male cichlids can actually figure out their odds of success by observation alone. From an evolutionary standpoint, transitive inference saves them valuable time and energy." The results raise the possibility t...
A sweet step toward new cancer therapies
...s spectrometer and fragmented by heating until the weakest
bonds break. "It's the 'shake-it-til-it-breaks' ap...own. "If sugars are attached, for instance, the weakest
bonds are not the bonds that hold the protein together; they're the bonds between the sugars," Hakan...
Even when faint, ovary scent draws sperm cells
...hinery that allows mouse sperm cells to follow the weakest
of scents. Even when ovary extracts were diluted 100,000 times, some sperm cells still found their mark. A video demonstrating sperm chemotaxis (oriented motion in response to a chemical gradient) can be downloaded at http://www.iuinfo.indiana.edu/...
Children's taste sensitivity and food choices influenced by taste gene
...either AP or PP alleles detected bitterness in the weakest
PROP solution, the same solution tasted bitter to ...nly 43% of adults able to detect bitterness in the weakest
PROP solution. "This type of information will one day help to improve the diets of our children by ...