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Motorcycle right behind the racing cyclist can improve time in Giro prologue

Research at TU Eindhoven, KU Leuven and the University of Liege has shown how a motorcyclist riding right behind a racing cyclist can reduce the air resistance…

Evolution of competitiveness

 Some individuals are highly competitive and eager to get access to high-quality resources, while others seem to avoid competition, instead making prudent use…

Human genome was shaped by an evolutionary arms race with itself

New findings by scientists at the University of California, Santa Cruz, suggest that an evolutionary arms race between rival elements within the genomes of…

Strategic Analysis: Apple enters the mobile payment market with iPay

According to various sources, Apple plans to introduce a comprehensive m-payment solution with the iPhone 6 and signed respective agreements with Mastercard,…

Second place for Team InVentus from the University of Stuttgart

At the Aeolus-Race 2014, the World Championship for Ventomobiles (headwind vehicles), the students from Team InVentus from the University of Stuttgart were…

Study Shows Race, Not Experience, Impacts Hiring In Sports World

“Previous research has shown that management positions in the sports industry continue to be dominated by white males – and that a prejudice against blacks in…

PrISUm Solar Car Team Prepares for June 19-26 Race from Tulsa to Chicago

Just look at this, said Trevor Dobbs, a junior from Woodbury, Minn., as he picked up a shiny silver piece of the car¡¯s suspension.That suspension upright is…

Race is strong predictor for restless legs syndrome

New research shows that Caucasian women may suffer from restless legs syndrome (RLS), a sleep disorder characterized by the strong urge to move the legs, up to…

Snakes vault past toxic newts in evolutionary arms race

The snakes have evolved resistance to the blowfish poison, tetrodotoxin (TTX), by preying on rough-skinned newts, which also secrete the toxin. Some newts are…

Tangled web of the insect, plant and parasite arms race

Tommi Nyman of the University of Joensuu in Finland together with colleagues from Sweden and Germany uncovered a food web involving willow trees, sawflies, and…