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Washington, Oct. 19 (ANI): A recent experiment on a model of chaos has revealed that it might be possible to predict an extreme event, like a stock market collapse, and prevent it from happening.
Washington, Oct. 8 (ANI): Ideologues on both ends of the political spectrum are equally likely to believe their opinions are superior to others', but their feelings of superiority emerge for distinct political issues, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.
How brain stops us from being impulsive Jul 3, 4:26 pm
Washington, July 3 (ANI): Researchers at Duke University, who study how the brain values things-a field called neuroeconomics, have found that your feelings about something and the value you put on it are calculated similarly in a specific area of the brain.
Bioengineered blood vessel implanted into arm of patient with end-stage kidney disease Jun 9, 1:27 pm
Washington, June 9 (ANI): Doctors at Duke University Hospital created a bioengineered blood vessel and implanted it into the arm of a patient with end-stage kidney disease.
Invisibility cloaks can now be created at home using 3D printers May 26, 9:44 am
Washington, May 26 (ANI): Anyone who can spend a couple thousand dollars on a non-industry grade 3-D printer can literally make a plastic cloak overnight that masks small objects under specific wavelengths of light, a Duke University engineer has said.
Washington, May 7 (ANI): Anyone who can spend a couple thousand dollars on a non-industry grade 3-D printer can literally make a plastic cloak overnight that masks small objects under specific wavelengths of light, a Duke University engineer has said.
Functional 3-D 'heart patch' created in lab May 7, 10:45 am
Washington, May 7 (ANI): Making a breakthrough in cell-based therapies, Duke University biomedical engineers have grown three-dimensional human heart muscle that acts just like natural tissue.
Low on self-control! Being around strong-willed friends may help Apr 10, 10:09 am
Washington, Apr. 10 (ANI): People with low self-control prefer and depend on people with high self-control, possibly as a way to make up for the skills they themselves lack, a new research has suggested.
Washington, April 5 (ANI): Observing the evolution of a particular type of antibody in an infected HIV-1 patient has provided insights that will enable vaccination strategies that mimic the actual antibody development within the body.
Teen smoking addiction linked to genes Mar 28, 10:44 am
Washington, Mar. 28 (ANI): Researchers from the US, the UK and New Zealand have identified genetic risk factors that may help speed up a teenager's progression into smoking addiction.
Lack of sleep makes women grumpier next morning Mar 10, 11:59 am
Washington, March 10 (ANI): A new Duke University survey has found that women wake up far more grumpier than their male counterparts.
Brain implants could create sense of touch in artificial limbs Feb 18, 10:46 am
Washington, February 18 (ANI): Rats can't usually see infrared light, but they have "touched" it after Duke University neurobiologists fitted the animals with an infrared detector wired to electrodes implanted in the part of the mammalian brain that processes information related to the sense of touch.
Brain implant gives lab rats 'sixth sense' Feb 15, 4:03 pm
London, February 15 (ANI): Laboratory rats acquired a "sixth sense" after US researchers implanted microelectrodes in their brains.
Washington, Feb. 8 (ANI): A fraternity at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, has been suspended for hosting Asian-themed party opponents dubbed the 'racist rager'.
Crumpling of graphene controlled to create artificial muscle Jan 24, 4:19 pm
Washington, January 24 (ANI): Duke University engineers are layering atom-thick lattices of carbon with polymers to create unique materials with a broad range of applications, including artificial muscles.
Soon, camera with no lens Jan 18, 5:05 pm
London, Jan. 18 (ANI): Scientists from US, have used materials that have properties purposefully designed rather than determined by their chemistry called metamaterials, to build an imaging system, which samples infra-red and microwave light.
Monkeys know it's better to give than lose it altogether Dec 24, 2:31 pm
Washington, December 24 (ANI): Monkeys choose to offer their drink to another monkey they knew when they were put in a condition, where they can either reward their fellow primate or lose the treat altogether, a new study has found.
Africa's Savannahs and lions disappearing at alarming rates Dec 5, 3:35 pm
Washington, December 5 (ANI): About 75 percent of Africa's savannahs and more than two-thirds of the lion population once estimated to live there have disappeared in the last 50 years, a study, led by Duke University researchers, has revealed.
Washington, December 4 (ANI): A new study has found that male chimpanzees with central positions in the coalitionary network are most likely to father offspring and increase in rank
New 'cloaking' device improve invisibility Nov 12, 11:28 am
London, November 12 (ANI): Duke University electrical engineers reported its first functional "cloaking" device in 2006.
Washington, October 28 (ANI): A fire retardant used in polyurethane foam in a wide variety of products, ranging from mattresses to infant nursing pillows causes extreme weight gain, early onset of puberty and cardiovascular health effects in lab animals, according to a new study spearheaded by researchers from North Carolina State University and Duke University.
London, Oct 15 (ANI): A new method of reproducing a rare type of B cell in the laboratory and infusing it back into the body may provide an effective treatment for severe autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis or rheumatoid arthritis, according to researchers at Duke University Medical Center.
UK spending aid money to India on US experts 'telling country how to spend money wisely' Sep 9, 11:03 am
London, Sept. 9 (ANI): Britain is spending money from aid budget to India on hiring consultants from across the world to tell India how it should run its own affairs.
What makes breast milk better than infant formulas for newborns Aug 28, 2:21 pm
Washington, August 28 (ANI): Scientists at Duke University Medical Center have described a unique property that makes mother's milk better than infant formula in protecting infants from infections and illnesses.
Teen pot use may cause 'irreversible' decline in IQ Aug 28, 10:38 am
Washington, August 28 (ANI): An international research team has found that the persistent, dependent use of marijuana before age 18 cause lasting harm to a person's intelligence, attention and memory.
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