Medical research

Uncovering the clock that sets the speed of embryo development

Why do pregnancies last longer in some species than others? Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute have found the clock that sets the speed of embryonic development and discovered the mechanism is based on how proteins ...

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 ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Physical activity of older people requires tailored monitoring

The ability to move about may deteriorate when aging, and must be considered when assessing physical activity in older people. A study on active aging at the University of Jyväskylä examined movement that exceeds the intensity ...

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