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when aphids are raised on plants genetically engineered to emit a compound that warns surrounding aphids of a predator, they become accustomed to the chemical and no longer respond to it - even when a
MIT physicists, led by Hong Liu and John McGreevy, have now used that connection to describe a specific physical phenomenon- the behavior of a type of high-temperature superconductor, or a material
Thin layers of oxide materials and their interfaces have been observed in atomic resolution during growth for the first time by researchers at the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences at the Depart
A new study by Herman Pontzer, PhD, assistant professor of anthropology in Arts & Sciences, suggests that orangutans use less energy than even sendentary humans.
subjects who are 'optimists' and believe they are doing well will put out the most effort—and exhibit an increase in activity in their PPC-when they expect to earn a larger reward for being successful
Finding is important for diagnosis and treatment of cancer and anemia. Hematopoietic stem cells provide the body with a constant supply of blood cells, including the red blood cells deliver oxygen
Lead researcher Gary Foster says either is fine, but behavioral strategies are key for success
The Antennae galaxies, located about 62 million light-years from Earth, are shown in this composite image from the Chandra X-ray Observatory (blue), the Hubble Space Telescope (gold and brown),