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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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Can gene editing save bananas from devastating virus outbreak?
Gene editing could help eliminate a deadly banana virus called...
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02-01-2019
How lactic acid helps to brew the perfect cup of coffee
New research published February 1st in Applied and Environmental Microbiology...
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02-01-2019
Neanderthals and Denisovans may have co-existed in Siberia
Researchers have discovered that Neanderthals and Denisovans likely co-existed in...
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02-01-2019
New CO2 scrubbing technology inspired by scuba gear
Carbon capture technology has been gaining traction in recent years as...
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01-31-2019
Jenga-playing robot uses tactile learning to accomplish tasks
Step aside Deep Blue, the first supercomputer to beat a...
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01-31-2019
New discovery in how sperm swim could explain some infertility cases
Researchers at the University of Birmingham UK have pinpointed exactly...
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01-30-2019
Earth’s magnetic field nearly collapsed 565 million years ago
A new study led by researchers at the University of...
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01-30-2019
Astronauts may have found a chunk of Earth on the Moon
Astronauts may have found a piece of the Earth among...
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01-29-2019
Genetically modified chickens can help create cancer therapies
Researchers from the University of Edinburgh's Roslin Institute, the same...
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01-29-2019
The universe is expanding faster than scientists had realized
The universe is expanding a faster rate than previously realized....
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01-29-2019
Molecule 450 light-years away may unlock mysteries of life on Earth
How life began on Earth is one of our planet’s...
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01-29-2019
Genetics help slim people maintain their weight, research shows
After conducting the largest study of its kind to date,...
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