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February 7, 2013
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Grooming Helps Insects Keep Their Senses Sharpened

Like a self-absorbed teenager, insects spend a lot of time grooming. In a study that delves into the mechanisms behind this common function, North Carolina State University researchers show that insect grooming – specifically, antennal cleaning – removes both environmental … Continue reading

December 25, 2012
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Mild Brain Cooling after Head Injury Prevents Epileptic Seizures in Lab Study

Mild cooling of the brain after a head injury prevents the later development of epileptic seizures, according to an animal study reported this month in the Annals of Neurology. Epilepsy can result from genetics or brain damage. Traumatic head injury … Continue reading

December 21, 2011
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Facebook Helps Researchers See How Friendships Form

*Long-term study analyzes social selection and peer influence in online environments* New research funded by the National Science Foundation and published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by three Harvard University sociologists examines how we … Continue reading