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New Index Reveals Likelihood of Terrestrial or Aquatic Lifestyles of Extinct Mammals
25-July-2016

Researchers at Nagoya University establish a new index based on rib strength measurement, which can use fossil records to predict whether extinct mammalian species lived exclusively in the water, were occasionally on land, or were fully land-based.

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Contact: Koomi Sung Institution: Nagoya University Category: Science
 
Selective sensing of harmful molecules with light
22-July-2016

Scientists are developing more highly sensitive devices for the detection of biological and chemical compounds.

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Contact: Mikiko Tanifuji Institution: National Institute for Materials Science Category: Medicine
 
Collective hum: buzzing midges inspire new swarm theory
22-July-2016

Scientists propose ‘adaptive gravity’ as a versatile model for collective animal behaviour.

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Contact: Alison Hadley Institution: IOP Publishing Category: Science
 
A new key to understanding molecular evolution in space
22-July-2016

Scientists at Hokkaido University have revealed temperature-dependent energy-state conversion of molecular hydrogen on ice surfaces, suggesting the need for a reconsideration of molecular evolution theory.

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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Science
 
Why apnea patients are prone to suffer from glaucoma
22-July-2016

Scientists at Hokkaido University have successfully measured the eye pressure of sleeping patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome for the first time, finding an unexpected correlation with glaucoma.

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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Medicine
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