Why an early start is key to developing musical skill later in life

Among the many holiday traditions scuttled by pandemic restrictions this year are live concerts featuring skilled musicians. These gifted performers can often play with such ease that it is easy to underestimate the countless hours of practice that went into honing their craft. But could there be more to mastering music? Is there, as some […]

Protein tells developing cells to stick together — ScienceDaily

Tohoku University scientists have, for the first time, provided experimental evidence that cell stickiness helps them stay sorted within correct compartments during development. How tightly cells clump together, known as cell adhesion, appears to be enabled by a protein better known for its role in the immune system. The findings were detailed in the journal […]

Why an early start is key to developing musical skill later in life — ScienceDaily

Among the many holiday traditions scuttled by pandemic restrictions this year are live concerts featuring skilled musicians. These gifted performers can often play with such ease that it is easy to underestimate the countless hours of practice that went into honing their craft. But could there be more to mastering music? Is there, as some […]

Protein tells developing cells to stick together

Compartments in adult tissues. Fluorescent protein expression shows posterior compartments in the wing and the abdomen. Please notice that boundaries between compartments are amazingly straight. Credit: Tohoku University Tohoku University scientists have, for the first time, provided experimental evidence that cell stickiness helps them stay sorted within correct compartments during development. How tightly cells clump […]

Protein tells developing cells to stick together

IMAGE: Compartments in adult tissues. Fluorescent protein expression shows posterior compartments in the wing and the abdomen. Please notice that boundaries between compartments are amazingly straight. view more  Credit: Tohoku University Tohoku University scientists have, for the first time, provided experimental evidence that cell stickiness helps them stay sorted within correct compartments during development. How tightly […]

Increased social media use linked to developing depression, research finds

IMAGE: Brian Primack, University of Arkansas view more  Credit: University of Arkansas Young adults who increased their use of social media were significantly more likely to develop depression within six months, according to a new national study authored by Dr. Brian Primack, dean of the College of Education and Health Professions and professor of public health […]

Strategic interventions in dairy production in developing countries can help meet growing global demand for milk

IMAGE: Projected volumes of milk (ECM, International Energy Corrected Milk) that will be produced by region in 2030 and percentage increase over 2017 levels (International Farm Comparison Network, IFCN, 2018) CIS… view more  Credit: Adesogan, A.T. and G.E. Dahl. 2020. MILK Symposium Introduction: Dairy production in developing countries. J. Dairy Sci. 103:9677-9680. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2020-18313. Philadelphia, October 15, […]