29 Sep 2020
The pteropods originated in the Early Cretaceous (pink dot). All the main pteropod lineages, including three sea butterfly groups and the sea angels, survived two major planet-wide crises, an...
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18 Sep 2020
In a simple behavioral experiment, rats choose between better quality food that is delivered in conjunction with an uncomfortably bright light, or lower quality food with a less bright light. Signals...
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18 Sep 2020
Neurons from the ventromedial thalamus (red area) extend into the prelimbic cortex (blue area) which is a region within the prefrontal cortex (grey area).
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8 Sep 2020
The wavelength of light absorbed by the nanospikes changes depending on its local environment. The principle is the basis for detecting the presence and quantity of antibodies which are bound to the...
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8 Sep 2020
The green arrows show the direction that the sample moves through the chip, due to the action of the syringe pump.
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8 Sep 2020
When a group of Purkinje neurons fire rapidly, loose synchronization occurs. This can be seen by the spikes occurring in groups at regular intervals (highlighted in yellow). When Purkinje neurons...
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17 Jul 2020
The survey, which is available in English, Spanish and Japanese, is open until the end of July and can be accessed here.
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14 Jul 2020
Perovskite solar cells and modules consist of many layers, each of which has a specific function. The scientists added or modified the layers highlighted in orange.
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8 Jul 2020
The crown-of-thorns starfish collected in the Ryukyus fell into five, small groups that diverged relatively recently. The tree suggests that new lineages arise due to contractions in population size.
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8 Jul 2020
The blue starfish collected in the Ryukyus fell into two major lineages, with the second lineage comprised of two distinct groups. Individuals from both major lineages had not interbred despite...
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8 Jul 2020
The Northern Pacific sea stars collected in mainland Japan fell into two different lineages, that split 4.7 million years ago due to geographic isolation.
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