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The developmental obstetrical dilemma

Alik Huseynov and colleagues have a data-rich paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences examining age-related changes in the human pelvis: “Developmental evidence for obstetric adaptation of the human female pelvis”. Show More Summary

Research: Babies need music to help them relate and speak

From a study at the US National Academy of Sciences: We examined the effects of a randomized laboratory-controlled music intervention on music and speech processing in 9-month-old infants. The Intervention exposed infants to music in triple meter (the waltz) in a social environment. Controls engaged in similar social play without music. After 12 sessions, infants’ […]

Change in the brain: Astrocytes finally getting the recognition they deserve

Researchers at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute (BSI) in Japan have demonstrated that astrocytes help control the strength of connections between neurons. Published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the study used cultured cells and brain slices to show that astrocytes in the hippocampus regulate changes in the brain brought on by neural activity. read more

Scientists Have New Evidence That Changes the Way We Look at the Dinosaurs’ Extinction

A new study from the National Academy of Sciences reveals that dinosaurs may have been slowly going extinct for 50 million years before that pesky asteroid hit Earth. And it looks like climate cooling may have been the culprit. Produced by Adam Banicki, written by Cait Munro. ... More »

Jeremy Jones Higher Up For Two Emmys

To get an Emmy from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS), yes, that’s satan spelled backwards, your film has to appear on an eligible television channel. Thankfully, Jeremy Jones’ Higher aired on Outside Television and this year they are eligible for the Emmy’s. Higher provided the network not one, but two nominations: one […]

Legendary Voice Actor to Be Honored — If You’ve Watched a Cartoon in the Past 45 Years, You’ve Probably Heard His Work

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced that it will present the Lifetime Achievement Award to Frank Welker at the 43rd Annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards. The ceremony is set for Friday, April 29, at the Westin...

New report identifies 6 practices to improve health care for disadvantaged populations

WASHINGTON - A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine identifies six promising practices to improve health care for individuals with social risk factors for poor health care outcomes, such as people...Show More Summary

Cold mountain streams offer climate refuge: Future holds hope for biodiversity

A new study offers hope for cold-water species in the face of climate change. The study, published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, addresses a longstanding paradox between predictions of widespread extinctions of cold-water species and a general lack of evidence for those extinctions despite decades of recent climate change. read more

Long-term response to selection predictable regardless of genetic architecture

In their latest publication in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) Tiago Paixao, Postdoc, and Nick Barton, Professor at the Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria addressed the controversial role ofShow More Summary

Study reveals new way lungs respond in asthma attacks

Scientists have discovered a new way in which the lungs operate during asthma that could lead to new treatments for the disease. In a study published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, the researchers at...Show More Summary

UFC nominated for two sports Emmy awards

4 weeks agoSports / Boxing : FightNews.com

The world-class UFC production team has long been the gold standard in bringing mixed martial arts to the masses, and on Thursday, The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences agreed, nominating the UFC for two Sports Emmy Awards. . … Continue reading ? The post UFC nominated for two sports Emmy awards appeared first on Boxing News.

Ronda Rousey 'Revolution' video for UFC 193 fight against Holly Holm nabs Sports Emmy Award nomination

They say every revolution starts with a fight. This one, however, started with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) production team. As a result, The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences nominated UFC 193 Revolution: Ronda Rousey vs. Show More Summary

Recording academy sues Midtown shop over John Lennon Grammy

4 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

John Lennon's Grammy award for “Michelle,” a love ballad that won the 1966 Song of the Year award, is now the subject of a new lawsuit filed by the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences.

Katie Nolan and Harold Reynolds amongst 268 Sports Emmy nominations

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences hands out a staggeringly-long list of Sports Emmy nominations each year, and this year’s has 268 by outlet, including everyone from FS1’s Katie Nolan to MLB Network/Fox analyst Harold Reynolds. Show More Summary

Manspreading Is Sexy Now? New Study Says People Actually Love It When Men—and Women—Take up More Space

A new paper in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences confirms it—but it's still a jerk move on the train. It’s rush hour on the train, and you’re busy trying to get to where you’re going just like the hundreds of other people also waiting on the platform. Show More Summary

Manspreading Is Sexy Now? New Study Says People Actually Love It When Men — and Women — Take up More Space

A new paper in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences confirms it—but it's still a jerk move on the train. It’s rush hour on the train, and you’re busy trying to get to where you’re going just like the hundreds of other people also waiting on the platform. Show More Summary

Manspreading is sexy now? New study says we actually love it when men — and women — take up more space

A new paper in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences confirms it—but it's still a jerk move on the train

Attribution of Extreme Events to Global Warming

The public, when contemplating global warming, includes those who question whether warming underlies the occurrence of extreme weather and climate events.  The U.S. National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine recently issued...Show More Summary

Study of People Who Apparently Don’t Ride the Subway at Rush Hour Finds Manspreading Is Sexy

last monthLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

A new paper published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has found that people who adopt spread-out poses both in speed dating and in their online photos are considered more attractive than those who don't.Like that one co-worker, manspreading is selfish and annoying, but also...... More »

Global ocean's fish populations could double while providing more food and income

Groundbreaking research being published in the March 29th issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows the majority of the world's fisheries could be recovered in just 10 years, and that global fish populations could double by 2050 with better fishing practices compared to business as usual. Show More Summary

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