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Ring-around-the-cell

...ds and form a tight circle. From afar, a circle of dancers looks like a blur, but now we have managed to make out the individual dancers." Addadi points out that, from above, isolated podosomes look like a tent with rope-like lines radiating from a central pole. "In effect," she says, "the podosomes may be...

Are dancers genetically different than the rest of us? Yes, says Hebrew University researcher

What makes dancers different than the rest of us? Genetic variants, ...sociates have shown, through DNA examination, that dancers show consistent differences in two key genes from the general population. Ebstein is the head of the...

Rutgers researchers scientifically link dancing ability to mate quality

...p in many animal species, including humans. Better dancers presumably attract more mates, or a more desirable...lar music. The researchers then asked peers of the dancers to evaluate the dancing ability of these animated figures. The figures were gender-neutral, faceless...

World renowned social evolution theorist Robert Trivers to be honored

...k, he showed that symmetrical Jamaicans are better dancers and that this is more true of men than of women....

Jeffrey Friedman, discoverer of leptin, receives Gairdner, Passano awards

...h develops in extremely thin women -- often ballet dancers or long-distance runners -- is one of the most common causes of infertility in women, and leptin treatment restored reproductive function in these patients. In addition, a subset of obese individuals also has relatively low leptin levels, and it appe...

Human see, human do

... damaged by stroke, and suggests that athletes and dancers could continue to mentally train while they are physically injured. In the UCL study, dancers from the Royal Ballet and experts in capoeira - a Brazilian martial arts form - were asked to watch ...

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