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04-22-2024
Saving parrots in the illegal wildlife trade with DNA technology
Parrots, renowned for their vibrant colors and remarkable imitative abilities, are increasingly targeted by illegal wildlife trade operations. A forensic project led by scientists at The Australian National University (ANU) aims to bring perpetrators to justice, protect parrots, and safeguard global health. DNA toolkit to track illegal parrot trade Dr. George Olah, chief investigator at the ANU Fenner School of Environment and Society, is leading the development of a comprehensive DNA database designed to revolutionize parrot conservation efforts. This database, drawing inspiration from INTERPOL's I-Familia (which utilizes...
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03-06-2017
Dinosaurs evolved to walk on two legs for running, not fighting
Prevailing scientific thought has it that dinosaurs evolved to bipedalism...
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03-06-2017
Study suggests horseback riding could make your kids smarter
Forget about classical crib music and brain development games from...
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03-05-2017
Panda bears' black and white fur is used for both communication and camouflage
Panda bears are known for their unique markings, but their...
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03-03-2017
Wild African elephants sleep less than any mammal
If you’ve been complaining about only getting a few hours...
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03-03-2017
Sharp-eyed frogs and toads see in color at night
Sure, your owls and other birds of prey have great...
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02-26-2017
Scientists: transition from dinosaurs to birds was complex journey
These days, the knowledge that birds descended from dinosaurs is...
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02-25-2017
Could scientists bring woolly mammoths back from extinction?
Woolly mammoths have been extinct for at least 4,000 years....
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02-25-2017
Climate change plays havoc with nature's clock in Greenland
In Greenland, nature's clock has gone haywire. Some plants are...
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02-24-2017
Do cavefish hold the answer for human sleep disorders?
Do humans really need eight hours of sleep? What if...
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02-23-2017
Chimps learn better from beta females than from alpha males
In the chimpanzee world, the strongest male is king. But...
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02-23-2017
Why bumblebees are smarter than we thought
It’s not just dogs, primates, marine mammals and some birds...
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02-22-2017
Instagram's best monkey nonprofit organizations
Here at Earth.com, we love monkeys! In the past few...
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