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11-30-2022
Marmosets practice crying out for help before they're born
A remarkable new study published in the journal eLife reveals that marmosets begin practicing vocalizations to call for their parents before they are even born. The researchers found that baby marmosets practice the mouth movements needed to call out to their family while they are still in the womb.  According to the experts, the findings may also apply to humans, as ultrasounds have shown developing babies making mouth movements that are used for crying during the third trimester of pregnancy. "Human and non-human primates produce rhythmical sounds...
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12-05-2022
Leaf cover affects the climate in mountain forests
Seasonal changes in leaf cover have a big impact on...
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12-04-2022
Volcanoes were the key driver of Earth's mass extinctions
A new study led by Dartmouth College may finally settle...
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12-02-2022
Lack of sleep impacts brain development in children
For young children, a lack of sleep has detrimental effects...
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12-02-2022
Drinking water quality will suffer from climate change
The quality of drinking water will suffer as forests disappear...
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12-01-2022
Kids who play sports have more "grit" to succeed as adults
In a recent study from Ohio State University, experts report...
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11-30-2022
Plants reprogram their cells to fight pathogens
During war, factories often retool to support the needs of...
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11-29-2022
Old-growth forests serve as a refuge in a warming climate
According to a new study led by the Oregon State...
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11-29-2022
Open water is accelerating ocean acidification in the Arctic
The chemistry of the Arctic Ocean has been rapidly changing,...
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11-28-2022
Greater temperature changes linked to worse extinction events
In a recent study from Tohoku University, Professor Kunio Kaiho...
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11-26-2022
Animals in national parks are impacted by human visitors
U.S. national park traffic has grown steadily over the past...
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11-23-2022
Covid-19 could have long-term effects on the brain
According to a series of new studies presented at Neuroscience...
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11-22-2022
In tropical forests, lightning strikes the most resilient trees
Lightning may influence the composition of tropical forests, according to...
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