PHYS.ORG For us humans, a healthy brain handles all the minute details of bodily motion without demanding conscious attention. Not so for brainless robots – in fact, calculating robotic movement is its own scientific subfield. 1 month
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Researcher makes breakthrough discovery in process of fear relapse
NEWS MEDICAL Steve Maren, the Claude H. Everett Jr. '47 Chair of Liberal Arts professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Texas A&M University, and his Emotion and Memory... 1 week
France wants to fix 'catastrophic' math scores, conquer fear
PHYS.ORG France's government is worried about how many of its schoolchildren consider themselves "stupid at math." 2 weeks
Researchers achieve 'Olympic ring' molecule breakthrough just in time for Winter Games
PHYS.ORG As the world's premier winter athletes were preparing to take to the slopes, rinks and tracks for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, Florida State... 3 days
[Research Articles] High-throughput metabolomic analysis predicts mode of action of uncharacterized antimicrobial compounds
Science Magazine Rapidly spreading antibiotic resistance and the low discovery rate of new antimicrobial compounds demand more effective strategies for early drug discovery. One... 2 days
Can a cockroach teach a robot how to scurry across rugged terrain?
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers build a robot that moves more like a cockroach. 1 week
Psoriasis drug also effective at reducing aortic inflammation
NEWS MEDICAL Ustekinumab, sold under the name Stelara, is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, and Crohn's Disease. Researchers wanted to know if the benefits of the... 5 days
Humanoid robot supports emergency response teams
PHYS.ORG Researchers at IIT-Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia tested a new version of the WALK-MAN humanoid robot for supporting emergency response teams in fires. The robot is able to locate the fire and walk toward it, and then... 12 hours
Computers aid discovery of new, inexpensive material to make LEDs with high color quality
PHYS.ORG A team led by engineers at the University of California San Diego has used data mining and computational tools to... 4 days
Brain sciences researcher pinpoints brain circuit that triggers fear relapse
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have made a breakthrough discovery in the process of fear relapse. 1 week
Removing globally-used anxiety drug from wastewater at low cost
PHYS.ORG A low-cost, one-step method to remove the anxiety drug Diazepam from recycled water and wastewater, using titanium dioxide nanofibers has been developed by researchers headed by University of Johannesburg's Prof... 3 days
Molecular Trojan horse delivers chemotherapeutic drug to cancer cells
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have discovered a way for chemotherapy drug paclitaxel to target migrating, or circulating, cancer cells, which are responsible for the development of tumor metastases. Until now, paclitaxel has only... 2 hours
Major discovery in controlling quantum states of single atoms
PHYS.ORG Researchers at the Center for Quantum Nanoscience within the Institute for Basic Science (IBS) have made a major breakthrough in controlling the quantum properties of single atoms. In an international... 1 week
Microscale thermophoresis to characterize hits from high-throughput screening
PHYS.ORG A new perspective article in the March 2018 issue of SLAS Discovery from the biology group at the European Screening Centre Newhouse details how the European Lead Factory (ELF), a large publicly... 2 days
Researchers Discover ‘Insulin-Producing’ Viruses
SCI-NEWS.COM An international team of scientists led by Harvard Medical School’s Joslin Diabetes Center has identified four viruses that can produce insulin-like hormones. Reported in the Proceedings of the... 11 hours
Computers aid discovery of new, inexpensive material to make LEDs with high color quality
SCIENCE DAILY Computers have helped researchers develop a new phosphor that can make LEDs cheaper and render colors more accurately. Researchers predicted... 4 days
Medical News Today: Gout drug could help treat heart failure
MNT A drug used for the treatment of gout has been found to improve heart functioning in a small number of people with heart failure, researchers reveal. 2 days
AI-Driven Robot Learns the Meaning of Love, On Paper At Least
LIVE SCIENCE The AI-fueled robot BINA48 has completed a college course called Philosophy of Love 2 days
Medical News Today: Common blood pressure drug may prevent type 1 diabetes
MNT Researchers reveal that methyldopa — a drug commonly used to lower blood pressure — could also be used for the prevention and treatment of... 1 week
Surgical infection in low-income nations linked to drug-resistant bacteria, research suggests
NEWS MEDICAL Patients having surgery in low-income countries are more likely to develop an infection than those in wealthier nations, which may be linked to drug-resistant bacteria, research... 1 week
New fuel cell demonstrates exceptional power density and stability
PHYS.ORG A team of researchers led by Northwestern University professor and fuel cell pioneer Sossina Haile has created a new fuel cell offering both exceptional power densities and long-term stability at... 2 weeks
Scientists find new antimalarial drug targets
PHYS.ORG Researchers have discovered crucial new processes that allow malaria parasites to escape red blood cells and infect other cells, offering potential new treatment targets. The team are already working with pharmaceutical companies to use this knowledge... 3 days
Scientists find new antimalarial drug targets
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have discovered crucial new processes that allow malaria parasites to escape red blood cells and infect other cells, offering potential new treatment targets. The team are already working with pharmaceutical companies to use this knowledge... 3 days
How Will Humanity React to Discovery of Extraterrestrial Life?
SCI-NEWS.COM How will humans react to the discovery of alien life? Speculation on this topic abounds, but empirical research... 4 days
Researchers provide safety data for common antiparasitic drug used to treat Chagas disease
NEWS MEDICAL Benznidazole is one of the two existing antiparasitic drugs for Chagas' disease treatment. However, it is a poorly tolerated drug and its... 3 days
Researchers use molecular simulations to understand lung cancer drug resistance
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists from the Universities of Bristol and Parma, Italy, have used molecular simulations to understand resistance to osimertinib - an anticancer drug used to treat types of lung... 2 weeks
Chinese researchers report first clinical trial based on autologous lung stem cell transplantation
NEWS MEDICAL A research team from Tongji University in China have made a breakthrough in human lung regeneration technology. For the first time, researchers... 2 weeks
High blood pressure drug may also help prevent onset of type 1 diabetes
NEWS MEDICAL A drug commonly used to control high blood pressure may also help prevent the onset of type 1 diabetes in up to... 1 week
Removing globally used anxiety drug from recycled and wastewater at low cost
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers can now remove a common anxiety drug from recycled water and wastewater, using low-cost titanium dioxide nanofibers. In cities running out of water,... 3 days
A drug long used to treat gout may help adult heart failure patients
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have shown that probenecid, a drug long used to treat gout, may be able to improve heart function in adult patients... 2 days
Aggressive cancer stem cells can now be isolated successfully in a scientific breakthrough
NEWS MEDICAL University of Texas at Dallas researchers have managed to formulate a new technique by which they can isolate aggressive cells which can... 2 days
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Robotic crystals that walk n' roll
Augmented reality takes 3-D printing to next level
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New robotic system could lend a hand with warehouse sorting and other picking or clearing tasks
Why your tourist toilet habits are bad for locals – and the environment
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Robo-picker grasps and packs
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