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Meditation promotes adaptability

Certain meditation techniques can promote behavior to vary adaptively from moment to moment depending on current goals, rather than remaining rigid and inflexible. This is the outcome of a study by Lorenza Colzato and Iliana ...

May 18, 2015
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Drug target for asthma discovered

The over-active immune cells responsible for asthma depend on the gene BCL11B to develop into mature cells, according to a study published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine. The identification of this gene's role could ...

May 13, 2015
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The key to stopping sarcomas' spread

When sarcomas become large enough and outgrow their blood supply, they become vulnerable to hypoxia—a lack of oxygen. That adaptation not only enables them to survive the stress of low oxygen—it also enables them to withstand ...

May 12, 2015
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Adapter

An adapter or adaptor (-er is the accepted spelling in US English, both spellings in use in UK English [although US usage often is adapter for a person and adaptor for a device])[1][2][3] is a device whose purpose is to convert attributes of one device or system to those of an otherwise incompatible device or system.

Some adapters may only affect physical attributes:

Other adapters may affect electrical attributes:

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