Personality of geese determines their foraging behaviour
When searching for food, slow, shy barnacle geese follow information given by their flock mates. On the other hand, fast, bold geese ignore this type of information and go off in search for food on their own. ...
Are infant growth charts misleading?
Pre-term infants who are born either smaller or larger than expected for their gestational age face an increased risk of poor growth and development. Smaller babies are in greater danger of experiencing neurodevelopmental ...
Dutch researcher develops new method of stem cell culture
Deborah Schop of the University of Twente, The Netherlands, and the MIRA research institute has developed a new method of stem cell culture. With the new method Schop can cultivate stem cells in a closed system. This means ...
Water Motions Revealed (w/ Video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- Gaze into a glass of water, and you're unlikely to see much more than your own reflection. But gaze a little deeper using a microscope -- or, better yet, a series of laser pulses and detectors ...
Older Australians overprescribed antidepressants
(PhysOrg.com) -- Older Australians are being overprescribed medications for depression, according to a study by researchers published today in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry.
Anti-cancer Rituxan cuts lymphoma recurrence in half: study
Long-term treatment with anti-cancer medication Rituxan, produced by Swiss laboratory Roche, can cut the recurrence of follicular lymphoma in some patients by half, a new study said.
Dalai Lama to tweet with Chinese web users
The Dalai Lama, Tibet's exiled spiritual leader, will hold his first online chat with Chinese web users via Twitter on Friday, despite efforts by Beijing to silence him on the mainland.