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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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01-11-2017
Luxe market demand encouragesTiger poaching to rise in Asia
Shere Khan, the tiger who hunted Mowgli the man-cub, may...
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01-11-2017
Aurochs, the extinct supercow, coming back to Europe
Cows’ ancestors, the aurochs, stood almost as tall as elephants,...
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01-10-2017
What our Ice Age mammals can teach us about endangered species
According to a Yale University study published today, the ghosts...
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01-10-2017
Chimpanzees found to make their own drinking sticks
A population of chimpanzees on living on the Ivory Coast...
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01-10-2017
Earth news daily: January 10, 2017
Ready for some creepy crawly current events? The news for January...
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01-10-2017
Humpback whales genetic study will inform conservation
One of the largest genetic studies ever conducted on humpback...
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01-10-2017
Bat-friendly tequila is helping one endangered species recover
Tequila has gone to the bats. Thanks to companies’ focus...
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01-09-2017
Your world: top non-profit Instagram feeds dedicated to big cats
Here at Earth.com, we always like to highlight some of...
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01-09-2017
Suraj the elephant: a harrowing story of survival
Suraj the elephant spent many of his 45 years on...
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01-09-2017
Earth news daily: January 9, 2017
What’s going on in the world today? Plenty. In your daily...
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01-09-2017
New study looks at how ocean acidification affects sea snails
Marine biologists are taking a fresh look at the effects...
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