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Month: August 2017

August 31, 2017 Ant Jaws - To catch fast prey, a type of ant has high-speed, spring-loaded jaws.
August 30, 2017 Slow Motion Bias - Slow motion videos of violent encounters bias our interpretation of the events.
August 29, 2017 Yarn Electricity - A stretchy fiber could spin motion into electricity.
August 28, 2017 Humans & Honeyguides - African honeyhunters use a special call to get birds to lead them to the location of hives full of nutritious honey.
August 25, 2017 Bleating Animals - Animals use bleats to communicate more effectively.
August 24, 2017 Trojan Cow - An unlikely host delivers a lethal punch to malarial mosquitoes.
August 23, 2017 Space Plastic - Astronauts’ replacement tools could come from an unconventional source.
August 22, 2017 Worms, Microbes and Healthspan - Gut microbes may turn broccoli chemicals into age-defying compounds.
August 21, 2017 National Mall Turf - What lurks beneath the grass of the National Mall in Washington, D.C.?
August 18, 2017 Running Rat Memory - Exercise helps young rats build long-lasting brain capacity.
August 17, 2017 Self-Healing Robots - Engineers have designed soft robots that can heal themselves from damage.
August 16, 2017 Toxic Beauty Products - Beauty products may lead to health problems in some populations.
August 15, 2017 Knee Osteoarthritis Origins - Old skeletons provide new insights into the causes of osteoarthritis.
August 14, 2017 Lizard Blue - What you wear could affect the behavior of wild animals.
August 11, 2017 Familiar Faces - Scientists identify two brain regions important for familiar face recognition.
August 10, 2017 Longevity & Activity Perception - A positive opinion about your activity level may help you live longer.
August 9, 2017 Heart-Building Protein - Researchers are testing a drug that strengthens the heart without exercise.
August 8, 2017 Guide Dog Success - Does over-parenting short-circuit the careers of potential guide dogs?
August 7, 2017 Neighborly Asteroid - A fast-approaching asteroid will help space scientists practice their tracking skills.
August 4, 2017 Social Mouse Aggression - A social upbringing can offset the activity of a mouse’s attack circuit.
August 3, 2017 Water Bear DNA - Studying tardigrades’ DNA to learn what makes them so tough.
August 2, 2017 Bored Animals - An animal welfare researcher calls the study of the biological basis of boredom in animals.
August 1, 2017 Elephant Seal Calls - Elephant seals recognize each other by rhythm and pitch of their calls.