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    Building social communication skills in shy children helps with peer likeability

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories A new study by Yale-NUS College Assistant Professor of Social Sciences (Psychology) Cheung Hoi Shan has discovered that shy children with low English vocabulary skills, can still be popular among their peers if they have high-functioning social communi… [...]

    3-D printers—a revolutionary frontier for medicine

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Mission control on earth receives an urgent communication from Mars that an astronaut has fractured his shinbone. Using a handheld scanning device, the crew takes images of his damaged tibia and transmits them to earth. [...]

    Physicists develop new design for fast, single-photon guns

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and the University of Siegen have explained the mechanism of single-photon generation in diamond diodes. Their findings, published in Physical Review Applied, offer new avenues for the dev… [...]

    The Engine announces investments in first group of startups

    Original @ MIT News – Aeronautical and astronautical engineering New venture launched by MIT will support “tough-tech” companies at work on transformative ideas that take time to commercialize. [...]

    Study uncovers markers for severe form of multiple sclerosis

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Scientists have uncovered two closely related cytokines—molecules involved in cell communication and movement—that may explain why some people develop progressive multiple sclerosis (MS), the most severe form of the disease. The findings, authored by researchers at Yale University, Oregon Health & Science University, and the University of California point the way toward developing a novel treatment to prevent progressive forms of the disease. [...]

    Study uncovers markers for severe form of multiple sclerosis

    Original @ Science-technology & Health Scientists have uncovered two molecules involved in cell communication and movement that may explain why some people develop progressive multiple sclerosis. [...]

    Times Higher Education names MIT No. 2 university worldwide for the arts and humanities

    Original @ MIT News – Humanities Schools of Architecture and Planning; Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, and several centers are home to the arts and humanities at MIT. [...]

    1-good-neighbor diagnosability of alternating group graph networks under PMC and MM* model

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Many multiprocessor systems have interconnection networks as underlying topologies and an interconnection network is usually represented by a graph where nodes represent processors and links represent communication links between processors. [...]

    Understanding the language of cellular communication

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories A team of Caltech scientists has uncovered a molecular code that cells use to communicate with each other. This “language” is thought to be common to many types of cellular communication and has implications for designing future therapies, according to… [...]

    New system allows near-zero-power sensors to communicate data over long distances

    Original @ KurzweilAI » News University of Washington (UW) researchers have developed a low-cost, long-range data-communication system that could make it possible for medical sensors or billions of low-cost “internet of things” objects to connect via radio signals at long distances (up to 2.8 kilometers) and with 1000 times lower required power (9.25 microwatts in an experiment) compared to existing technologies. [...] [...]