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October 5, 2016
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Deciphering hormones

Wenner uses AHA funding to investigate hormones, vascular function Hormones are the chemical envoys for our bodies. They communicate with our brains, heart, bones, muscles and, yes, reproductive organs. University of Delaware physiologist Megan Wenner is working to understand how … Continue reading

June 5, 2011
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Again, but Faster! The Spectacular Courtship Dance of a Tiny Bird

A small male bird called a golden-collared manakin performs a difficult, elaborate, physically demanding courtship dance. In new research, life scientists report that female golden-collared manakins select mates based on subtle differences in motor performance during these dances. “The male … Continue reading

August 6, 2010
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MU Researchers Develop Motion Tracking Technology to Reduce Injuries for Older Adults

*Technology provides interactive feedback while patients exercise*  COLUMBIA, Mo. ­— Exercise is an important part of recovering from an injury, illness or surgery, but many older adults lack the knowledge and guidance needed to properly perform exercises.