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Origin and evolution of the syntax of human language... Read more »
Researchers reconstruct movies from brain activity... Read more »
Nishimoto, S., Vu, A., Naselaris, T., Benjamini, Y., Yu, B., & Gallant, J. (2011) Reconstructing Visual Experiences from Brain Activity Evoked by Natural Movies. Current Biology, 21(19), 1641-1646. DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2011.08.031
A planet with two suns is found... Read more »
The Iberian Lynx, one of the most critically endangered species of wildcats, may not be doomed to extinction after all... Read more »
RODRÍGUEZ, R., RAMÍREZ, O., VALDIOSERA, C., GARCÍA, N., ALDA, F., MADURELL-MALAPEIRA, J., MARMI, J., DOADRIO, I., WILLERSLEV, E., GÖTHERSTRÖM, A.... (2011) 50,000 years of genetic uniformity in the critically endangered Iberian lynx. Molecular Ecology, 20(18), 3785-3795. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2011.05231.x
Device which lets sound travel one way, but not in the opposite direction... Read more »
Boechler, N., Theocharis, G., & Daraio, C. (2011) Bifurcation-based acoustic switching and rectification. Nature Materials, 10(9), 665-668. DOI: 10.1038/nmat3072
Oldest fossilized cells ever found seem to be sulphur metabolizing bacteria... Read more »
Wacey, D., Kilburn, M., Saunders, M., Cliff, J., & Brasier, M. (2011) Microfossils of sulphur-metabolizing cells in 3.4-billion-year-old rocks of Western Australia. Nature Geoscience. DOI: 10.1038/ngeo1238
Imaging the motion of electrons in a molecule as it dissociates... Read more »
Hockett, P., Bisgaard, C., Clarkin, O., & Stolow, A. (2011) Time-resolved imaging of purely valence-electron dynamics during a chemical reaction. Nature Physics, 7(8), 612-615. DOI: 10.1038/nphys1980
Highly stressed people at the workplace are individually surrounded by less stressed people and vice-versa... Read more »
Individual atoms speed up chemical reactions... Read more »
Qiao, B., Wang, A., Yang, X., Allard, L., Jiang, Z., Cui, Y., Liu, J., Li, J., & Zhang, T. (2011) Single-atom catalysis of CO oxidation using Pt1/FeOx. Nature Chemistry, 3(8), 634-641. DOI: 10.1038/nchem.1095
A part of Antarctica was once in North America, next to modern day Texas... Read more »
Loewy, S., Dalziel, I., Pisarevsky, S., Connelly, J., Tait, J., Hanson, R., & Bullen, D. (2011) Coats Land crustal block, East Antarctica: A tectonic tracer for Laurentia?. Geology, 39(9), 859-862. DOI: 10.1130/G32029.1
Identification of neuro-physiological causes of working memory decline in old age... Read more »
Wang, M., Gamo, N., Yang, Y., Jin, L., Wang, X., Laubach, M., Mazer, J., Lee, D., & Arnsten, A. (2011) Neuronal basis of age-related working memory decline. Nature, 476(7359), 210-213. DOI: 10.1038/nature10243
Realization of an optical diode... Read more »
Feng, L., Ayache, M., Huang, J., Xu, Y., Lu, M., Chen, Y., Fainman, Y., & Scherer, A. (2011) Nonreciprocal Light Propagation in a Silicon Photonic Circuit. Science, 333(6043), 729-733. DOI: 10.1126/science.1206038
Statistical study of the distribution of Korean family names... Read more »
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