September 3, 2013
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Sports addictions can ruin relationships

Sports are an enjoyable past-time, but they should be just that. Youth sports and marriages can be ruined by an adult’s addiction to the game. Continue reading

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August 27, 2013
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Long-term memory stored in the cortex

‘Where’ and ‘how’ memories are encoded in a nervous system is one of the most challenging questions in biological research. The formation and recall of associative memories is essential for an independent life. The hippocampus has long been considered … Continue reading

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August 21, 2013
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Better insight into molecular interactions

How molecules in biochemical solutions do interact, is a question of great importance for understanding processes in catalysts, functional materials and even in organisms. Until now, scientists could have a look at these interactions by spectroscopy, b… Continue reading

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July 31, 2013
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Game changer for synthesizing new materials: Method synthesizes thousands of new compounds with ultra low thermal conductivity

A chemist likens his lab’s newly published accomplishments to combining two flavors of ice cream and churning out thousands of flavors to appeal to any taste bud. In reality, he is referring to his method of synthesizing thousands of new compounds with… Continue reading

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July 15, 2013
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How to keep kids engaged with educational games

If you want teams of students to stay engaged while playing educational games, you might want them to switch seats pretty often. That’s one finding from a pilot study that evaluated how well middle school students were able to pay attention to game-bas… Continue reading

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June 17, 2013
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Cells play ‘tag’ to determine direction of movement

Researchers have found that cells in our bodies, when moving collectively, carry out something similar to a game of ‘tag’ to coordinate their movement in a particular direction. Continue reading

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June 3, 2013
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Diet likely changed game for some hominids 3.5 million years ago

A new look at the diets of ancient African hominids shows a “game changer” occurred about 3.5 million years ago when some members added grasses or sedges to their menus, according to a new study. Continue reading

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May 31, 2013
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Fatigue and sleep linked to Major League Baseball performance and career longevity

Two new studies show that fatigue may impair strike-zone judgment during the 162 game Major League Baseball season, and a MLB player’s sleepiness can predict his longevity in the league. Continue reading

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May 23, 2013
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Micro House is designed to be stacked and packed

Studio Liu Lubin designs a housing unit that is transportable and stacks up like a 3D Tetris game. Continue reading

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May 17, 2013
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New study recommends using active videogaming (‘exergaming’) to improve children’s health

Levels of physical inactivity and obesity are very high in children, with fewer than 50 percent of primary school-aged boys and fewer than 28 percent of girls meeting the minimum levels of physical activity required to maintain health. Exergaming, usin… Continue reading

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May 9, 2013
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Game-changing discovery of gene mutation that causes Sturge-Weber syndrome, port-wine stain birthmarks offers new hope

Researchers have discovered the cause — a genetic mutation that occurs before birth — of Sturge-Weber syndrome (SWS) and port-wine stain birthmarks. SWS is a rare disorder affecting approximately one in 20,000 births, while port-wine birthmarks are m… Continue reading

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April 30, 2013
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Researchers successfully treat autism in infants: Playing games that infants prefer can lessen severity of symptoms

Most infants respond to a game of peek-a-boo with smiles at the very least, and, for those who find the activity particularly entertaining, gales of laughter. For infants with autism spectrum disorders, however, the game can be distressing rather than … Continue reading

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April 25, 2013
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High performance semiconductor spray paint could be a game changer for organic electronics

Researchers have come up with a novel solution to one of the biggest technological barriers facing the organic semiconductor industry today. They developed a high performance organic semiconductor ‘spray paint’ that can be applied to large surface area… Continue reading

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April 8, 2013
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Baseball gambling was common in early days

In the early days of baseball more than 125 years ago, fun at the ballyard was a sure bet – quite literally. Players, fans and perhaps even umpires gambled on every aspect of the game and that’s usually how most players made any money, says a professor. Continue reading

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March 15, 2013
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Considering the lobster claw game

Conor Friedersdorf has written a thoughtful take that looks at what is morally disturbing about trying to catch a live animal with a giant metal claw. Continue reading

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January 15, 2013
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For sports fans, the story — not the victor — makes the difference in enjoyment

A new study has concluded that sports fans love to root for a hero and against a villain, but if the game is exciting, they’ll enjoy it no matter who wins. Continue reading

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January 9, 2013
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Drug resistance in E. coli: ‘Baby steps’ can pay off big

Scientists have found that mutations of seemingly small consequence can turn out to be game changers in the bacterial fight against antibiotic drugs. The discovery came during an exhaustive, three-year effort to create a mathematical model that could a… Continue reading

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January 1, 2013
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First Converted Hybrid Train with Regenerative Braking Could Be a Game Changer

A “Desiro” diesel locomotive retrofitted with batteries recharged by braking takes the tracks. This could be a game changer. Continue reading

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January 31, 2012
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Duke, UNC to Wear Recycled Uniforms

Nike released its new “platinum” uniform line on Wednesday to be worn by nine of the nation’s top men’s and women’s college basketball teams for one game each later this season, the company announced this week. The…

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November 11, 2011
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MIT Recycling Game Is a Hit with Students

While recycling is crucial to protecting our planet, it’s not always the most exciting of activities. But Boston-based Greenbean Recycling is trying to change all that by transforming the collection of bottles and cans into a fun and…

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