Sat Nav's Shut-Off Brain Regions

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Researchers show that parts of our brains that light-up when we explore new areas are silenced when we follow satnavs.

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Novel Tools for Cellular Biomechanics

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Dr. Wan tells us about his career and the work his lab is doing to advance understanding of cellular biomechanics using microfluidics.

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Improved Monitoring in Microdroplet Reactors

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We learn about a new method to rapidly and accurately monitor the rate of oxygen consumption of bacteria growing in individual microdroplets.

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Blood Spatters Reveal Suspect's Age

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A new method of forensic analysis could more accurately predict the age of criminal suspects based on samples of blood and saliva found at crime scenes.

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Adolescent Chicken Immune System Not Mature Enough for Vaccine

Adolescent Chicken Immune System Not Mature Enough for Vaccine

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Research reveals the immune system of farmed hens does not mature by the time they are culled for their meat, at six months of age.

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Identifying Cancer Type from a Single Blood Test
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Researchers in the United States have developed a computer program that can simultaneously detect cancer and identify where in the body the cancer is located, from a patient’s blood sample.

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X-Ray Pulses Make Atomic Oscillations Visible
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Minute, ultrafast atomic oscillations in a crystal lattice observed with the help of a new experimental technique.

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Greater Resolution for Cryo-Electron Microscopy
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A new computational algorithm for cryo-EM has been developed.

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