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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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12-11-2019
A record of landslide activity can be found in the sand of mountain rivers
A team of researchers led by the University of Helsinki...
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12-09-2019
Forest ‘glow’ helps reveal its CO2 storage and photosynthesis capacity
Forest ‘glow’ helps reveal its CO2 storage and photosynthesis capacity....
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12-09-2019
Could converting methane to CO2 be a profitable climate mitigation strategy?
A new study led by Stanford University has revealed that...
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12-08-2019
How do we ensure that artificial intelligence is ethically designed?
The beginning phases of artificial intelligence are all around us,...
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12-04-2019
Harnessing the power of plants to fight climate change
Harnessing the power of plants to fight climate change. In...
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12-02-2019
Plants used as Civil War injury remedies prove effective against tough bacteria
Scientists at Emory University have found antiseptic properties in three...
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11-30-2019
Weather reports may start to include the role of climate change
A new information service provided by the Copernicus Earth Observation...
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11-30-2019
New study suggests that serotonin promotes sleep, not wakefulness
Serotonin is an important chemical in the body which is...
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11-29-2019
Fermented foods offer health perks by activating the immune system
Researchers at the University of Leipzig have discovered that immune...
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11-26-2019
What is driving the movement of Earth’s magnetic north?
Earth's magnetic north is shifting at an unprecedented rate, according...
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11-23-2019
New CO2-to-fuel process could make carbon capture more economical
Researchers from the University of Toronto Faculty of Applied Science...
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11-19-2019
Complex gorilla societies shed light on early roots of human social evolution
Gorillas have a far more complex social structure than previously...
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