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Article ID: 702154

How Animals Use Their Tails to Swish and Swat Away Insects

Georgia Institute of Technology

A new study shows how animals use their tails to keep mosquitoes at bay by combining a swish that blows away most of the biting bugs and a swat that kills the ones that get through.

14-Oct-2018 7:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 702230

Eating with Your Eyes: Virtual Reality Can Alter Taste

Cornell University

Humans not only relish the sweet, savory and saltiness of foods, but they are influenced by the environment in which they eat. Cornell University food scientists used virtual reality to show how people’s perception of real food can be altered by their surroundings, according to research published in the Journal of Food Science.

15-Oct-2018 3:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 702037

Linguistic Red Flags From Facebook Posts Can Predict Future Depression Diagnoses

Stony Brook University

What if an algorithm could scan social media and point to linguistic red flags for depression before a formal medical diagnosis had been made? New research published to be published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, shows this is now more plausible than ever.

11-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 702209

Some like it cryogenic

Sandia National Laboratories

Sandia National Laboratories is helping design the next generation of hydrogen fueling stations so that they're as safe as conventional gas stations.

15-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 702180

Using Technology to Manage Type 2 Diabetes Maximizes Time, Resources and Health Outcomes

Joslin Diabetes Center

BOSTON (October 15, 2018) – Harnessing the power of digital health technology --- smart phone apps, telemedicine and mobile health (m-health) --- can provide powerful tools to help people with diabetes self-management, ultimately improving A1c levels, reducing complications and lowering healthcare costs, suggests a recent systematic review of studies first published online September 27 in the journal Cell Metabolism.

15-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 702170

New Model Helps Define Optimal Temperature and Pressure to Forge Nanoscale Diamonds in an Explosion

American Institute of Physics (AIP)

To forge nanodiamonds, which have potential applications in medicine, optoelectronics and quantum computing, researchers expose organic explosive molecules to powerful detonations in a controlled environment. These explosive forces, however, make it difficult to study the nanodiamond formation process. To overcome this hurdle, researchers recently developed a procedure and a computer model that can simulate the highly variable conditions of explosions on phenomenally short time scales. They report their work in The Journal of Chemical Physics.

15-Oct-2018 9:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 702141

FAU I-SENSE and K-Rain Team Up to Take Water Irrigation Solutions to the Next Level

Florida Atlantic University

FAU I-SENSE and K-Rain, a third generation privately-held company, have entered into a three-phase partnership to work on intelligent irrigation components that will be sold throughout major distribution channels.

15-Oct-2018 9:00 AM EDT

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