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Building the future, one RoboBoat at a time
4:50pm, 27th June, 2018

Building the future, one RoboBoat at a time

(Office of Naval Research) Last week, teams of students from 13 schools--representing six countries--tested their engineering skills by developing autonomous boats during the 11th annual International RoboBoat Competition, held June 18-24 in Daytona...
Study yields a new scale of earthquake understanding
2:18pm, 27th June, 2018

Study yields a new scale of earthquake understanding

(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Nanoscale knowledge of the relationships between water, friction and mineral chemistry could lead to a better understanding of earthquake dynamics, researchers said in a new study. Engineers at the Univers...
Your brain with a migraine
10:30am, 27th June, 2018

Your brain with a migraine

(Penn State) When migraine sufferers see the tell-tale squiggly lines, light flashes and blind spots of a migraine aura, they prepare for a migraine. When researchers see the brain image of an aura, they try to figure out what causes it and if there...
New regulator of neuron formation identified
9:14am, 27th June, 2018

New regulator of neuron formation identified

(Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona)) The protein NEK7 regulates neuron formation, as it is required for dendrite growth and branching, as well as the formation and shaping of dendritic spines. These are the main conclusions of a st...