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May 11, 2014
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Early neural wiring for smell persists

A new study in Science reveals that the fundamental wiring of the olfactory system in mice sets up shortly after birth and then remains stable but adaptable. The research highlights how important early development can be throughout life and provides insights that may be … Continue reading

January 19, 2014
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Discovery of new fossils reveals key link in evolution of hind limbs

Researchers have discovered well-preserved pelves and a partial pelvic fin from Tiktaalik roseae, a 375 million-year-old transitional species between fish and the first legged animals, which reveal that the evolution of hind legs actually began as enhanced hind fins. This … Continue reading

October 31, 2012
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Driver’s ed for Robots

UD joins research team teaching robots to respond in disaster emergencies How do you teach a robot to get into vehicle and drive it? Three University of Delaware professors plan to figure it out by the end of next year. … Continue reading

September 24, 2012
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The Original Twitter? Tiny Electronic Tags Monitor Birds’ Social Networks

If two birds meet deep in the forest, does anybody hear? Until now, nobody did, unless an intrepid biologist was hiding underneath a bush and watching their behavior, or the birds happened to meet near a research monitoring station. But … Continue reading

July 3, 2012
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Despite Hardships, Black Men in Urban Communities Are Resilient, MU Researcher Says

Health programs should focus on men’s strengths to help them thrive amid societal stressors COLUMBIA, Mo. –Black men, especially those living in low-income, urban areas, face many societal stressors, including racial discrimination, incarceration and poverty. In addition, these men have … Continue reading

April 24, 2012
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Software You Can Eat: College Students Build Tool to Feed the Hungry

A team of Arizona State University Students won the U.S. Imagine Cup’s Software Design category with a program that takes uneaten restaurant and catered event meals and reroutes it to nearby families that would otherwise go without. REDMOND, Wash. — … Continue reading