Studies

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Circadian clocks regulate the behaviour of all living things. Scientists from the University of W├╝rzburg have now taken a closer look at the clock’s anatomical structures and molecular processes in the honeybee. …read more Source: EurekAlert

When deciding which sweet corn hybrids to plant, vegetable processors need to consider whether they want their contract growers using a workhorse or a racehorse. Is it better to choose a hybrid with exceptional yields under ideal growing conditions (i.e., the racehorse) or one that …

An international team of researchers, affiliated with South Korea’s Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has succeeded in developing a new type of underwater adhesives that are tougher than the natural biological counterpart. …read more Source: EurekAlert

Two independent teams of scientists from the University of Utah and the University of Massachusetts Medical School have discovered that a gene crucial for learning, called Arc, can send its genetic material from one neuron to another by employing a strategy commonly used by viruses. …

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