Online teaching triggers a different response in the body

Moderate stress can be beneficial for learning. Researchers at Ruhr-Universität Bochum have investigated whether stress occurs to the same extent in online teaching as during in-person classes. They measured various physiological ...

Genetic defect leads to motor disorders in flies

In their study, the research groups looked at a protein called Creld. A study from Bonn had recently been able to demonstrate that Creld plays an important role in the development of the heart in mammals. "We wanted to find ...

A novel Raman chemical sensor made from noodlelike threads of gold

Researchers created a special ultrathin sensor, spun from gold, that can be attached directly to the skin without irritation or discomfort. The sensor can measure different biomarkers or substances to perform on-body chemical ...

Hibernating for a trip to Mars, the way bears do

Hibernating astronauts could be the best way to save mission costs, reduce the size of spacecraft by a third and keep crew healthy on their way to Mars. An ESA-led investigation suggests that human hibernation goes beyond ...

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