Tag: "wheel" at biology news
Mantis shrimp may have swiftest kick in the animal kingdom
... is known to move by curling up and rolling like a wheel
- downhill only, of course....
Brain disease research, particle physics meet in the middle (ware)
...proaches can help scientists avoid reinventing the wheel
and provide a common foundation for building customized applications. Worlds away from neuroscience, the Grid3 project faces similar challenges in data management and computing requirements for particle physics and biological science. To conduct simu...
Wheelchairs biomechanics, prosthetic development
...421 This study investigates the effects of rear wheel
cambertoday used mainly in the handibasket c... torque increases in proportion to the increase in wheel
camber. This could explain other study results, which show a decrease in velocity and an increase in...
Newly discovered protein may be key to muscular dystrophy
... progressive loss of movement, eventually becoming wheel
chair-dependent. Many die in their late teens or early twenties. Currently, there is no cure. Scientists already knew that muscular dystrophy results from genetic defects in components of a network of proteins, known as the dystrophin-glycoprot...
Females may be more susceptible to overindulge 'sweet tooth' cravings than males
... conditions. In sedentary rats (where the running wheel
was blocked), chow intake was greater in males, compared to females. In other phases, wheel
running produced similar decreases in chow intake in both sexes. Availability of the chow plus milk ...