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How we make complex decisions  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Neuroscientists have identified a brain circuit that helps break complex decisions down into smaller pieces. The study sheds light on how the brain reasons about probable causes of failure after a hierarchy of decisions. more
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Birds use social cues to make decisions  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A new study suggests that some birds prioritize social information over visual evidence when making breeding choices. more
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Study shows birds use social cues to make decisions  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A new study in The Auk: Ornithological Advances suggests that some birds prioritize social information over visual evidence when making breeding choices. more
S-money: Ultra-secure form of virtual money proposed  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A new type of money that allows users to make decisions based on information arriving at different locations and times, and that could also protect against attacks from quantum computers, has been proposed by... more
Scientists locate brain area where value decisions are made  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Neurobiologists have pinpointed the brain area responsible for value decisions that are made based on past experiences. Data from tens of thousands of neurons revealed an area of the brain... more
Directed Systems awarded InnovateUK funding to develop clinical decision support software  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Pioneering software that enables anesthetists to make better decisions for high risk patients during surgery has been awarded InnovateUK funding. more
New giant virus may help scientists better understand the emergence of complex life  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The discovery of the Medusavirus holds clues to the evolution of more complex life. A paper published in the Journal of Virology... more
Multifunctional nanoparticles could revolutionize treatments for complex bone diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Diseases such as bone cancer and osteoporosis are frequently complex, with two or more disorders occurring simultaneously. more
Test allows doctors to determine most effective treatment for women with breast cancer  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A breast cancer test has been found that helps doctors make treatment decisions for some breast cancer patients. more
Summit charts a course to uncover the origins of genetic diseases  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
A team used the 200-petaflop IBM AC922 Summit system, the world's smartest and most powerful supercomputer, to develop an integrative model of the transcription preinitiation complex... more
Study: Prior authorization practices cause unnecessary delays and interference in care decisions for cancer patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Restrictive prior authorization practices cause unnecessary delays and interference in care decisions for cancer patients, according to a... more
New leaf shapes for thale cress  SCIENCE DAILY · 20 hours
Scientists have determined how key developmental genes influence growth of cells to produce such differences in leaf form. The researchers were able to make thale cress, which typically produces simple leaves, grow leaves similar in complexity... more
A metal sheet stamping simulation promises improved car part production  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A research team has used the most up-to-date simulation techniques to determine how to make the best tools to stamp complex shapes into metal sheets without the resulting... more
Researchers grow cells in 'paper organs'  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Long before scientists test new medicines in animals or people, they study the effects of the substances on cells growing in Petri dishes. However, a 2-D layer of cells is a poor substitute for the much... more
Researchers grow cells in 'paper organs'  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Long before scientists test new medicines in animals or people, they study the effects of the substances on cells growing in Petri dishes. However, a 2D layer of cells is a poor substitute for the much... more
Drug companies warm up to continuous manufacturing  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
For decades, most industries, from petrochemicals to paper, have embraced continuous manufacturing processes. In contrast, the ultraconservative pharmaceutical industry has remained committed to batch operations. But recently, the demands of chemically complex and targeted... more
Effective incentives help people overcome procrastination  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Researchers from Harvard, Yale and BYU have found a useful tool in overcoming procrastination when it comes to making financial decisions. more
Deciphering seed dispersal decisions of agouti rodents  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
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Introducing the Transparency Project  SCIENCE-NEWS · 4 weeks
The Transparency Project aims to be more open and accountable to readers by explaining key coverage decisions and showing how science journalism happens. more
Developing the first digital procedural checklist for trauma centers  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
In hospital trauma centers, where life-or-death decisions are made in seconds, fractions of a second it takes even the best doctors to remember "what's next?" could be pivotal. more
ARID1A spatially partitions interphase chromosomes  Science Magazine · 3 days
ARID1A, a subunit of the SWItch/Sucrose Non-Fermentable (SWI/SNF) chromatin-remodeling complex, localizes to both promoters and enhancers to influence transcription. However, the role of ARID1A in higher-order spatial chromosome partitioning and genome organization is unknown. Here, we show that... more
Scientists propose rethinking 'endangered species' definition to save slow-breeding giants  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Conservation decisions based on population counts may fail to protect large, slow-breeding animals from irrevocable decline, according to new research. more
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