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Racing neurons control whether we stop or go
In the children’s game "red light green light," winners
are able to stop, and take off running again, more quickly than their comrades. New research reveals that a similar race goes on in our brains, with impulse control being the big winner. "The research provides new insights into how the brain control...
New research says winning a Nobel Prize adds nearly 2 years to your lifespan
...eater wealth that status often brings. Nobel Prize winners
were viewed as an ideal group to study as the winners
could be seen as having their status suddenly dropped on them. They also come with a ready made cont...
Fish can determine their social rank by observation alone, study finds
... be weaker," the authors explained. Losers and winners
The results were dramatic. Virtually all of the bystanders swam to the weaker rival first and stayed near him for a significantly longer period of time. In the AE tests, bystanders preferred E, the wimpiest of all the losers, over A, the top fish...
American scientist's research of life's first cells
...ward ceremony. She will also meet with Nobel Prize winners
Andrew Fire and Craig Mello during her stay in Sto... an early stage of their careers. Some 54 regional winners
and 12 grand prize winners
have so far received the award, honoring exceptional thesis work in the f...
HIV exploits competition among T-cells
...ls compete to recognize the different strains. The winners
?the T cells that the body produces in mass quanti...he sites where T cells compete to be chosen as the winners
against a particular disease ?act as collection points for different parts of the body. Moreover, be...
Fragmentation rapidly erodes Amazonian biodiversity
...trees that died. “When you fragment a forest, the winners
are common pioneer and generalist species that like forest disturbance,?said Laurance. “The losers are rare, slow-growing tree species that provide fruit, nectar, and homes for a diversity of rainforest animals.? To understand how fragmentation is...
New complete muscle grown in the lab
... technology university. Home to the country's only winners
of the Nobel Prize in science, it commands a worldwide reputation for its pioneering work in nanotechnology, computer science, biotechnology, water-resource management, materials engineering, aerospace and medicine. The majority of the founders and m...
Solutions that reduce death of marine life reeled in by International Smart Gear Competition
...obal problem. WWF and its partners will assist the winners
with making their ideas commercially viable. ...