New insights into placebo effect

(—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 in the journal ...

Researchers probe causes of math anxiety

Math problems make more than a few students - and even teachers - sweat, but new brain research is providing insights into the earliest causes of the anxiety so often associated with mathematics.

Cell-inspired electronics

( -- A single cell in the human body is approximately 10,000 times more energy-efficient than any nanoscale digital transistor, the fundamental building block of electronic chips. In one second, a cell performs ...

How moths key into the scent of a flower

Moths need just the essence of a flower's scent to identify it, according to new research from The University of Arizona in Tucson.

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