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June 5, 2012
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Ceramics Tell the Story of an Ancient Southwest Migration

Another look at a nearly 80-year-old pottery collection at the Arizona State Museum is yielding new information about migrants who abandoned the Four Corners region. Approximately eight centuries ago, people living along the Colorado Plateau in what is now the … Continue reading

April 25, 2012
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Inspired by Insects

For treatment of vocal fold disorders, UD researchers look to insect protein A one-inch long grasshopper can leap a distance of about 20 inches. Cicadas can produce sound at about the same frequency as radio waves. Fleas measuring only millimeters … Continue reading

December 3, 2011
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Frogs’ Amazing Leaps Due to Springy Tendons

*The secret to frogs’ superlative jumping lies in their tendons. Researchers at Brown University, filming frogs jumping at 500 frames per second with special X-ray technology, show that the frog’s tendon stretches as it readies its leap and then recoils, … Continue reading