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Month: April 2016

April 29, 2016 Email Spam - Email spammers use disorienting techniques to get you to click on their links.
April 28, 2016 Babies & Music - A new study suggests musical games with their parents could not only boost babies’ musical development, but could help them recognize speech patterns, too.
April 27, 2016 Discipline & Empathy - A little empathy goes a long way when it comes to improving discipline problems in school.
April 26, 2016 Baboon Childhoods - Do baboons respond to trauma and stress in childhood the same way people do?
April 25, 2016 The “First Night” Effect - What happens in our brains when we can’t fall asleep in new places.
April 22, 2016 Methane Drones - Could NASA technology for methane detection on Mars help find gas leaks on earth?
April 21, 2016 Tracking Fastballs - To hit a fastball, a batter's brain has to predict when it'll come across the plate.
April 20, 2016 Microbial Cities - The offices of different cities have distinct microbes inhabiting them.
April 19, 2016 Dino Chicken - Scientists switch off genes in chickens to learn about dinosaurs.
April 18, 2016 Silver Ants Keep Cool - Ultra-reflective silver ants stay cool in desert temperatures topping 120˚ Fahrenheit.
April 15, 2016 Diabetes Hormone - A newly-discovered hormone could lead to new treatments for type 2 diabetes.
April 14, 2016 Armadillo Vision - The armadillo’s poor eyesight is helping researchers understand the genes behind certain forms of blindness.
April 13, 2016 Half Earth - A famous biologist proposes protecting biodiversity by limiting the activities of Homo sapiens to just half the planet.
April 12, 2016 Communicating by Wing - Some birds use their feathers to produce loud sounds as part of elaborate mating rituals.
April 11, 2016 Phantom Limb Pain - After losing a limb to amputation, many people often feel severe pain emanating from the non-existent appendage anyway. A new treatment targeting nerves could turn off the pain signals.
April 8, 2016 Space Elevator - Could a “space elevator” carry supplies to the International Space Station?
April 7, 2016 Pachyderms get the Point - Elephants, unlike mammals much more similar to us, seem to instinctively understand pointing gestures.
April 6, 2016 Pluto’s Surfaces - New research reveals that frozen nitrogen flows across the surface of Pluto.
April 5, 2016 Fisheries Recovery - A new report finds that global fisheries could boost both sustainability and annual catch.
April 4, 2016 Clouds & Biodiversity - Scientists are tracking the range of species by analyzing satellite images of cloud cover.
April 1, 2016 Adolescent Anxiety - Variations in a fear-controlling brain circuit could be a factor in adolescent anxiety disorders.