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06-25-2022
Human and octopus brains are more similar than expected
Scientists have long known that the octopus is an extraordinary organism with a highly complex brain and cognitive abilities that are unique among invertebrate creatures. According to a new study led by the International School for Advanced Study (SISSA) in Trieste, Italy, the neuronal and cognitive complexity of these animals could originate from a molecular analogy with the human brain. The experts found that the octopus and human brain share similar transposons, or “jumping genes” – a type of genes that can move from one point to...
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01-01-2018
Tasmanian Tigers and Aboriginals: Which is extinct?
Flying overhead as my plane makes its way to the...
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12-31-2017
Jaguar conservation requires the right attitude
Residents living near two national parks in Panama support jaguar...
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12-31-2017
Shark found with both male and female reproductive organs
A rare find off the coast Taiwan in the Southern...
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12-29-2017
Fossilized dinosaur eggs found at construction site in China
On December 25th, construction workers in China uncovered a treasure...
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12-29-2017
Documentary reveals what the Tyrannosaurus Rex really looked like
An upcoming BBC documentary will explore what the legendary Tyrannosaurus...
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12-29-2017
Unusual, blurred seasons are confusing wildlife across the globe
An annual review by the National Trust has found that...
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12-28-2017
Puppies love when we talk to them, older dogs aren’t as into it
A team of researchers from the University of Lyon in...
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12-28-2017
California hatchery loses thousands of salmon after drought
The life of a salmon is not an easy one....
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12-27-2017
Scientists are genetically engineering a superior race horse
Researchers in Argentina have successfully manipulated the gene sequences of...
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12-26-2017
Crown-Of-Thorns starfish outbreaks damage coral reefs
Researchers have collected and published the best scientific research on...
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12-26-2017
First-ever hybrid bird species in the Amazon revealed
Researchers from the University of Toronto have described the first...
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12-25-2017
UK Prime Minister aims to eliminate puppy mills
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has vowed to end the...
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