News tagged with experimental evidence

Big brains are pricey, guppy study shows

Bigger brains can make animals, well, brainier, but that boost in brain size and ability comes at a price. That's according to new evidence reported on January 3rd in Current Biology, in which researchers artifi ...

dateJan 03, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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New insights into placebo effect

(Phys.org)—Mathematical models developed by scientists at the University of Bristol are providing new insights into why the placebo effect exists and when it should occur. Their research is published today ...

dateAug 31, 2012 in Mathematics
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Testing a 40-year old cell membrane theory

European researchers conducted state-of-the-art high-resolution imaging experiments of protein diffusion in artificial cell membranes. Results provided the first experimental evidence of an important theory ...

dateJun 15, 2012 in Biochemistry
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