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This mechanism for controlling altitude—in which the insects use their eyes to track horizontal edges in their environment—is very similar to the strategy insects use to steer left and right, the res
A unique experiment that forces bacteria into a head-to-head competition for evolutionary dominance has yielded new insights about the way Darwinian selection plays out at the molecular level. An exac
Multiview Video Coding (MVC) is the new standard for 3-D movie compression. While reducing the data significantly, MVC allows at the same time providing full high-resolution quality. At the Internatio
Researchers at New York University have developed an innovative way to look at the development of osteoarthritis in the knee joint—one that relies on the examination of sodium ions in cartilage.
Astronomers using ESO’s world-leading HARPS instrument have discovered a planetary system containing at least five planets, orbiting the Sun-like star HD 10180.evidence that two other planets
Many scientific disciplines use computers to infer patterns in data. But how much data is enough to ensure that the inferences are right?
Inspired by seeds, proposed air-bag system would surround astronauts and protect them during bumpy landings
The causes of the devastating neurodegenerative disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, or Lou Gehrigs disease) are largely mysterious. A genetic risk factor appears to be associated with five