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Month: August 2018

August 31, 2018 Marmoset Baby Talk - A study suggests baby marmosets’ calls change as they grow up - questioning more than 50 years of conventional wisdom about primate vocalizations.
August 30, 2018 Sleep Deprivation and Muscle Loss - Sleep deprivation can boost fat cell production and reduce muscle mass.
August 29, 2018 Anti-Vaccine Cyberbots - Russian cyberbots are spreading vaccine disinformation.
August 28, 2018 Queen Bees - The diet of baby bee larvae activates genes that turn some into workers and others into queens.
August 27, 2018 Social Robots & Autism - Robots help children with autism develop social skills at home
August 24, 2018 Seed-Inspired Material - A tiny seed inspires an engineer to design tough new materials.
August 23, 2018 Fireball Sounds - Seismologists track a fireball by its sound.
August 22, 2018 Gut Microbes & Universal Blood - Can gut bacteria enzymes make everyone a universal blood donor?
August 21, 2018 Fast-Living Fish - An animal that grows up, reproduces and dies of old age in just a few weeks.
August 20, 2018 Cancer-Resistant Elephants - Researchers discover the genetic basis for elephants’ resistance to cancer.
August 17, 2018 3D Sound Synthesizer - A software program calculates the sounds made by animated objects.
August 16, 2018 Robot Peer Pressure - Can robots exert peer pressure, influencing people’s decisions?
August 15, 2018 Nurse Inventors - A nurse works to inspire others in the profession to try their hand at inventing.
August 14, 2018 Alcohol-Resistant Microbe - A disease-causing microbe is becoming resistant to alcohol hand sanitizer.
August 13, 2018 Edible Crickets & Gut Health - Edible crickets could improve gut health.
August 10, 2018 DNA in Amber - Could scientists really get dinosaur DNA from insects preserved in amber?
August 9, 2018 Bioengineered Lungs - Scientists successfully grow and transplant bioengineered lungs into pigs.
August 8, 2018 Seeing AI - A powerful mobile phone app helps blind users see the world.
August 7, 2018 Soft Deep-Sea Robots - Engineering customized robots to safely study the animals of the deep sea.
August 6, 2018 Birdsong Dreams - Researchers have discovered that when songbirds dream, the vocal muscles they use for singing become active.
August 3, 2018 Birds & Alligators - Though mortal enemies, alligators and water birds team up against raccoons in the Florida Everglades.
August 2, 2018 Religion & Prosperity - Why do secular societies tend to be more prosperous?
August 1, 2018 Color Blind Glasses - New eyeglasses can reduce color blindness.