Neuroscience

Scientists key in on brain's mechanism for singing, learning

New research reveals that specialized cells within neural circuitry that triggers complex learning in songbirds bears a striking resemblance to a type of neural cell associated with the development of fine motor skills in ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus crisis in Belgium shows more signs of abating

Belgium, proportionally still the worst-hit nation in Europe when it comes to coronavirus cases, said Wednesday there are increasing signs that a turning point in the crisis was drawing close.

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Studying water polo for kicks

Researchers at the University of Tsukuba used high-speed cameras and pressure sensors to quantify the force created by water polo players during kicking motions. They found that the high efficacy of the 'eggbeater' technique ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

France turns to speedy trains to catch up in virus response

The high-speed train whooshing past historic World War I battle sites and through the chateau-speckled Loire Valley carried a delicate cargo: 20 critically ill COVID-19 patients and the breathing machines helping keep them ...

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