Tag: "slap" at biology news
Gene discovery may shed light on carpel tunnel syndrome and Lou Gehrig's disease
... muscle weakness in the front of the leg: the feet slap
with each step and the body may sway from side to side. Eventually the toes and the fingers curl due to weakness and atrophy in the small muscles of the feet and the hands. Writing and other functions of the hands become difficult. The sensory los...
Researchers develop 'natural bandages' that mimic body's healing process
...hor of the paper. "He'd probably whip out a gauze, slap
it on and hold pressure on it. When you get to the...ase, they can just take a small piece of this mat, slap
it down, stop the bleeding and leave it. Similar to what people use when they cut themselves shaving...
Scientific explanation for success of klapskate
... The klapskate (The Dutch word klap which means to slap
is accepted as a universal prefix: German: Klappschlittschuh; Japanese: klapskato) is constructed in such a way that the shoe part can hinge up away from the blade to free the heel. It turns out that the superiority of the klapskate is not so much b...
Researchers pinpoint chemical signal that speeds mating process
...d together. The male periodicallypauses to rub or slap
his mental gland on the female to deliver his chemicalmessage. If all goes well, the male will deposit a spermatophore (sperm massresting on a gelatinous base) on the ground. Still straddling the male's tail,the female then walks forward and lowers...