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December 25, 2019
Intermittent fasting: live 'fast,' live longer?
For many people, the New Year is a time to adopt new habits as a renewed commitment to personal health.

Researchers identify that mosquitoes can sense toxins through their legs
Researchers at LSTM have identified a completely new mechanism by which mosquitoes that carry malaria are becoming resistant to insecticide.

Scientists reveal function of histone variant H2A.Z in DNA replication selection
The research published in Nature on Dec. 25th, 2019, led by Dr.

Archaeologists found the burial of Scythian Amazon with a head dress on Don
The burial of the Amazon with a head dress made of precious metal dated back to the second half of the 4th c BC was found by the staff of the Don expedition of IA RAS during the examination of the cemetery Devitsa V of Voronezh Oblast.

Inputs to the motor cortex make dexterous movements possible in mice
In mice, carrying out dexterous movements like grasping requires patterned input into the motor cortex throughout the whole movement.

Brain-like functions emerging in a metallic nanowire network
An international joint research team led by NIMS succeeded in fabricating a neuromorphic network composed of numerous metallic nanowires.

How can groups apologize sincerely? It's going to cost them
A cross-institutional research collaboration led by Professor OHTSUBO Yohsuke of Kobe University's Graduate School of Humanities has been investigating how group apologies are perceived.

In leap for quantum computing, silicon quantum bits establish a long-distance relationship
In an important step forward in the quest to build a quantum computer using silicon-based hardware, researchers at Princeton have succeeded in making possible the exchange of information between two qubits located relatively far apart -- about the length of a grain of rice, which is a considerable distance on a computer chip.

East Asia VLBI Network observations of the TeV Gamma-Ray Burst 190114C
An international team led by Prof. Tao An from Shanghai Astronomical Observatory proposed to observe GRB190114C with East-Asia VLBI network just after it was discovered.

A better testing method for patients with Parkinson's disease
Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that manifests through symptoms such as tremor, slow movements, limb rigidity and gait and balance problems.

Researchers map malaria parasites proliferate in human blood cells
Malaria parasites transform healthy red blood cells into rigid versions of themselves that clump together, hindering the transportation of oxygen.
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