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The Atlantic razor clam uses very little energy to burrow into undersea soil at high speed. Now a detailed insight into how the animal digs has led to the development of a robotic clam that can perform the same...

The amount of physical activity undertaken by mothers has a direct association with the levels of physical activity of their pre-school children. However, in the UK mothers are falling far short of the recommended...

High-Speed railway lines have been constructed across the globe, allowing both people and freight to get to their destinations in a timelier manner. The high demand for faster cross-state and cross-country travel...

In a world perfumed by freshly popped popcorn and exhaust fumes, where sea breezes can mingle with the scents of sweet flowers or wet paint, humans are capable of discriminating at least one trillion different...

Children with a rare genetic disorder that causes missing and malformed teeth, sparse hair and the inability to perspire are born without a protein thought to be key to such development. A clinical trial now...

Caution is urged in pursuing use of CDK4 inhibitors as a broad spectrum cancer therapy following a new study showing that CDK4 can promote some B cell lymphomas. The study, led by researchers at The Ohio State...

An international study, including researchers from Karolinska Institutet, reveals potential new pathogenetic mechanism for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), which involves functional defects in the voltage-gated...

Incidence of multidrug resistant Enterobacteriaceae infections is increasing in children both in healthcare settings and in the community. Children with neurologic conditions are at increased risk. These are the...