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Month: April 2018

April 30, 2018 Tracking Pain in the Brain - Researchers make a map of the brain cells that transmit pain.
April 27, 2018 Tired Walking - Preventing falls among the elderly is a matter of mental energy.
April 26, 2018 Earth Genome - Scientists set out to sequence the genome of every species on Earth.
April 25, 2018 Greener Biofuels - For biofuel makers, the new tax law makes lowering CO2 emissions profitable.
April 24, 2018 Hummingbird Tail Feathers - A male hummingbird makes sounds with his tail feathers to attract females.
April 23, 2018 Shrinking Mammals - Human activity has led to mammal size reductions.
April 20, 2018 Camping Improves Sleep - More time spent outdoors resets circadian rhythms to help us get a full night’s sleep.
April 19, 2018 Neanderthal Dental Plaque - Dental plaque from ancient Neanderthals reveals that they used herbal remedies.
April 18, 2018 Atomic Tweezers - Optical tweezers let scientists combine single atoms into molecules.
April 17, 2018 Language Genetics - Genes may influence the ability to tell certain consonants apart and may play a role in the evolution of languages.
April 16, 2018 The Brain on Time - The brain chemical dopamine may regulate our perception of how fast time passes.
April 13, 2018 Sizing Up Dogs II - A listener asks whether it's true that large dogs don't live as long as small dogs.
April 12, 2018 Oil Boom Earthquakes - Did early 20th century oil wells in southern California trigger major earthquakes?
April 11, 2018 Baseball on the Moon - Could a well-thrown baseball sail from the moon’s surface into orbit?
April 10, 2018 Butterfly-Inspired Surgery Camera - A camera based on the complex eye of the morpho butterfly could improve cancer surgeries.
April 9, 2018 Bowhead Whale Songs - The songs of Arctic bowhead whales are constantly changing.
April 6, 2018 Ocean Plastic to Energy - Technology for turning plastic trash into energy could keep the garbage out of the ocean.
April 5, 2018 Space Smells - A listener wants to know if space has smells.
April 4, 2018 Designer DNA - Bits of DNA may prevent neurons from producing a disease-causing protein.
April 3, 2018 Ocean Microfibers - Tiny fibers from our washing machines could harm marine life.
April 2, 2018 Race Car Conflict - Researchers learn about aggression and conflict by watching Formula One races.