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Blink and you'll miss it
20-August-2017

A faster approach for computer detection of moving objects in video takes us a step closer to mimicking the reflexive detection ability of the animal visual system.

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Contact: Carolyn Unck Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Science
 
3D particle tracking? There's an app for that
20-August-2017

Smartphones put state-of-the-art 3D particle tracking in the hands of the masses.

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Contact: Carolyn Unck Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Science
 
Mechanisms Explaining Positional Diversity of the Hindlimb in Tetrapod Evolution
18-August-2017

Researchers at Nagoya University uncover the gene and protein involved in the determination of the hind legs in tetrapods.

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Contact: Koomi Sung Institution: Nagoya University Category: Science
 
How Whip-like Cell Appendages Promote Bodily Fluid Flow
18-August-2017

Researchers at Nagoya University have identified a molecule that enables cell appendages called cilia to beat in a coordinated way to drive the flow of fluid around the brain; this prevents the accumulation of this fluid, which otherwise leads to swelling of the head as found in the condition hydrocephalus.

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Contact: Koomi Sung Institution: Nagoya University Category: Medicine
 
Allergies: cross-reactivity between cypress pollen and peaches/citrus fruits finally explained
18-August-2017

Teams from the Czech Republic and Japan, and researchers from the Institut Pasteur, AP-HP, and AP-HM have identified the likely origin of the cross-reactivity between cypress pollen, peaches and citrus fruits, paving the way for the development of novel allergy diagnostic tests.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Medicine
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