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Thu, 26 May 2016 09:35:21 EDT
Psychology of strategic deception revealed by online poker
Online poker offers new insights into the mind-set of scheming Machiavellians, researchers have found. The card betting game can be used as a novel way to better understand the psychology of strategic deception, say the researchers. Before now, the trait has rarely been studied in natural settings outside laboratories.
Thu, 26 May 2016 09:35:17 EDT
Helping stroke survivors get back on their feet
Small sensory devices could help to improve walking recovery during stroke rehabilitation in a bid to reduce social isolation, say investigators.
Thu, 26 May 2016 09:27:49 EDT
Could sing-a-long science be the key to straight A’s?
Does “edutainment” such as content-rich music videos have any place in the rapidly changing landscape of science education?  A new study indicates that students can indeed learn serious science content from such videos.
Thu, 26 May 2016 09:27:43 EDT
New treatment room design model for future hospitals
A new design model for future intensive and intermediate care facilities has been developed by experts. The results of research on evidence-based design (EBD) and user-orientation were applied to the design work. The project will be realized when Finland's first single-patient intensive and intermediate care and cardiac unit designed in accordance with the model becomes operational in 2018.
Thu, 26 May 2016 09:27:40 EDT
Engineering team develops novel technology to 'print' customized tablets for personalized medicine
A team of researchers has found a way to make personalized medicine cheaper and easier. Imagine if you could combine the myriad of pills you need to take for your ailment in just one tablet, or if you need only to take the medication once a day and the drug will be slowly released throughout the day at different rates to treat your illness, or if doctors could easily make tablets on the spot that are tailored to each patient's needs.
Thu, 26 May 2016 09:19:59 EDT
'Phage' fishing yields new weapon against antibiotic resistance
Researchers were fishing for a new weapon against antibiotic resistance and found one floating in a Connecticut pond. A virus called a bacteriophage, found in Dodge Pond in East Lyme, attacks a common multi-drug resistant bacterial pathogen called Pseudomonas aeruginosa, which can lethally infect people with compromised immune systems.
Thu, 26 May 2016 09:19:56 EDT
Antarctic fossils reveal creatures weren't safer in the south during dinosaur extinction
A study of more than 6,000 marine fossils from the Antarctic shows that the mass extinction event that killed the dinosaurs was sudden and just as deadly to life in the polar regions. Previously, scientists had thought that creatures living in the southernmost regions of the planet would have been in a less perilous position during the mass extinction event than those elsewhere on Earth.
Thu, 26 May 2016 09:19:54 EDT
Study dispels myth about millionaire migration in the US
The view that the rich are highly mobile has gained much political traction in recent years and has become a central argument in debates about whether there should be 'millionaire taxes' on top-income earners. But a new study dispels the common myth about the propensity of millionaires in the United States to move from high to low tax states.
Wed, 25 May 2016 22:14:44 EDT
New venture creation can alleviate suffering in the wake of a disaster
In the aftermath of a disaster, individuals can successfully overcome adversity by focusing on new venture creation, new research suggests.
Wed, 25 May 2016 22:05:41 EDT
Scientists explain the art of creating digital hurricanes
A team of scientists spends its days incorporating millions of atmospheric observations, sophisticated graphic tools and lines of computer code to create computer models simulating the weather and climate conditions responsible for hurricanes.
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