News tagged with rhythm

New robots help humans cope with illness

Robots that can cook, dance to Michael Jackson songs or guide the blind are among the gadgets aimed at helping humans cope with illnesses on display in Spain at one of the world's biggest annual gatherings of new technology ...

dateAug 02, 2009 in Robotics
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Clockwork plants

( -- How do plants tell the time and the passing of the seasons? Plant scientists are enlisting the help of engineers in their quest to uncover the rhythms of circadian clocks.

dateMar 25, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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Body clock regulates metabolism

( -- UC Irvine researchers have discovered that circadian rhythms - our own body clock - regulate energy levels in cells. The findings have far-reaching implications, from providing greater insights into the bond ...

dateMar 12, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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Siestas Among the Drosophilae

( -- Isaac Edery is concerned with biological clocks, internal mechanisms that enable virtually all plants and animals to behave in rhythmic biological cycles known as circadian rhythms.

dateJan 28, 2009 in
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Feeling the rhythm

Many astronauts play instruments, and some have even made music in space. Few have danced in space, though, perhaps because crew members find it difficult to tap their toes when weightless. Or it could be that spending time ...

date20 hours ago in Space Exploration
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The evolution of Dark-fly

On November 11, 1954, Syuiti Mori turned out the lights on a small group of fruit flies. More than sixty years later, the descendents of those flies have adapted to life without light. These flies—a variety now known as ...

dateFeb 04, 2016 in Biotechnology
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