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“The way you move”: Body structure brings coordinated movement
12-July-2019

A computer model shows that a starfish-like animal can coordinate rhythmic motion based on body structure without the brain telling them to do so. This provides insights useful for physiology and robotics.

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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Science
 
Early arrival of spring disrupts the mutualism between plants and pollinators
12-July-2019

Early snowmelt increases the risk of phenological mismatch, in which the flowering of periodic plants and pollinators fall out of sync, compromising seed production.

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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Science
 
Duke-NUS researchers link ageing with changes in brain networks related to cognition
12-July-2019

As people age, the way different areas of their brain communicate with one another change, affecting thought processes and attention span.

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Contact: Federico Institution: Duke-NUS Medical School Category: Science
 
Development of 3D Electrochemical Model to Improve Battery Energy Density and Efficiency of Electric Vehicles
8-July-2019

DGIST Professor Yong Min Lee’s team in the Department of Energy Science and Engineering succeeded in developing an electrochemical model that can predict and analyze the electrochemical phenomena of the single particles of electrode active materials. Expects to be used in a single particle design research to improve cell efficiency.

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Contact: Nari Kim Institution: DGIST(Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology) Category: Technology
 
Altered Gene Expression May Trigger Collapse of Symbiotic Relationship
5-July-2019

Researchers in Japan have identified the potential genes responsible for coral bleaching caused by temperature elevation.

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Contact: Tomoko Yokota Institution: Tohoku University Category: Technology
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