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Breaking The Vicious Cycle Of Stress With Magnesium And Vitamin B6 Supplementation

In today’s world, stress seems to be an inevitable part of modern life. However, for some people, stress can have a particularly negative effect on their lives, behavior, and relationships. Stress may also be a predecessor for physical and mental […]

Can Robot Bodies Express The Same Behaviors As Human Bodies? A Dancer-Engineer Breaks Open The Reality Of Robotics

Often, robots aim to replicate some form of natural motion or action. In controlled settings such as high-volume manufacturing or warehouse inventory, robots are often far better performing, with a higher quality of work and lower cost over time. However, […]

GPAtlasRRT: Exploring What We Cannot See

When manipulating an unfamiliar object, we use the sense of touch to feel our way around it. We feel even what our eyes cannot reach, like the back of the object in our hands, and this is sufficient for us […]

Unraveling Uncertainties Of Riverine Flood Risk

According to the World Economic Forum’s Global Risk Landscape 2018, extreme weather events and natural disasters are ranked among the top three global risks. For many regions, hydro-meteorological risks constitute the biggest threat, which calls for a comprehensive scientific risk […]

An Important Community In Restoration Efforts To Protect The American Chestnut Tree

The American chestnut once dominated the eastern forests of the United States. A fungal pathogen, Cryphonectria parasitica, was introduced to the US in the early 20th century and within a few decades, the pathogen now known as the chestnut blight […]

Managing Disease Threat With Moral Vigilance

Infectious disease has posed a greater threat to human survival and welfare throughout both our recent and distant past. Given the implications of disease-causing parasites throughout human (and non-human) history, they have unsurprisingly long been a subject of intense study […]

Visiting Soufriere Hills Volcanic Conduit Before An Explosion (Montserrat, Lesser Indies)

At arc volcanoes, forecasting the brutal shift from effusive to explosive activity is challenging. Pre-explosive conduit conditions were retrieved from pumices and, together with numerical models, helped to constrain magma flow dynamics before the explosion. According to a 2015 UN […]

COF-1 As A 2-D Material With Promising Applications

The quest for two-dimensional (2D) materials, starting with graphene in 2004, remains strong. While graphene retains the title of strongest solid, intense research has shown that it is not suited for every use. For example, turning off the current flowing […]

Detecting Autism Through Machine Learning On Home Videos Of Children

Autism Spectrum Disorder is one of the fastest growing developmental delays and has risen by 700% since 1996, now impacting 1 in 40 children in the United States. This causes a significant financial burden on families, with individual costs going […]

Visualizing Layer-By-Layer Growth Of LaTiO3 On SrTiO3

The atomic stacking sequence of materials known as the complex oxides can be critical to material properties. For instance, the oxide YBa2Cu3O7 is superconducting only when the stacking sequence is precisely Y-CuO2-BaO- CuO-BaO-CuO2. One can test this by growing an […]