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Jun 29, 2015 by Sci-News.com

According to a new study published in the journal eLife, when rats (Rattus rattus) sleep or rest, their brains simulate journeys to a desired goal. Rats dream paths to a tasty treat. Image credit: Duke University. A team of scientists at University College London, UK, monitored brain activity in rats, first as the rodents viewed food in a location they could not reach, then as they rested in a separate chamber, and finally as they were allowed to...

Jun 26, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A group of geoscientists led by Dr Tavi Murray of Swansea University, UK, has shown that during the glacier edge breaking process, known as calving, the...

Jun 18, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A group of scientists, led by Dr Jon Pierce-Shimomura of the University of Texas at Austin, has identified a magnetosensitive neuron in the brain of Caenorhabditis...

Jun 17, 2015 by Sci-News.com

The surface waters of the Arctic Ocean could reach levels of acidity that threaten the ability of animals to build and maintain their shells by 2030, according...

Jun 17, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Two new studies using data from NASA’s GRACE satellites have found that 21 of planet’s 37 largest aquifers are being rapidly depleted by human consumption,...

Jun 15, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Scientists have demonstrated for the first time a visible light source using graphene as a filament. Optical image of remarkably bright visible light emission...

Jun 11, 2015 by Sci-News.com

The Bronze Age was a period of major cultural changes in Europe and Central Asia. However, there is debate about whether these changes resulted from the...

Jun 5, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Scientists using the Murchison Widefield Array in the Western Australian desert have confirmed the existence of tubular plasma structures between the plasmasphere...

Jun 4, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Many glacial lakes atop the Greenland Ice Sheet disappear completely within hours when large cracks form below them, draining the lakes and sending torrents...