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How the brain learns from mistakes


February 9th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): University of Basel scientists have identified a protein that plays a major role in forming the right kind of connections in the rapidly growing brain of newborn mammals.The ... Read more...

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Caterpillars’ gut movements inspire soft-body robot design


July 23rd, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): "Weird movements" in the guts of freely crawling caterpillars could improve the design and development of soft material robots, according to researchers at Virginia Tech.The interdisciplinary research team, ... Read more...

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World’s smallest laser unveiled


August 17th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 17 (ANI): The world's smallest laser, contained in a silica sphere just 44 nanometres across, and about 10 times smaller than the wavelength of light, has been unveiled.According to a ... Read more...

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Ancestors may have used bone tools to make fruit smoothies


April 23rd, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 23 (ANI): A new analysis of mysterious 1 to 2 million-year-old tools suggests that ancient humans might have used animal bones to grind fruit smoothies as well as dig up ... Read more...

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Genetic proteins that can help detect progress to oesophageal cancer identified


November 4th, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 4 (ANI): Rhode Island Hospital researchers say that they have identified genetic proteins that may help detect people who are likely to progress to oesophageal cancer. Writing about their breakthrough ... Read more...

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