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Early human ancestors used their hands like modern humans

Early human ancestors used their hands like modern humansNews from Business Standard: Early human ancestors started using hand postures similar to that of modern man much earlier than was previously thought, a new research suggests. Anthropologists from the University of … Continue reading

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In global climate talks, some major polluters drag their feet

In global climate talks, some major polluters drag their feetNews from Los Angeles Times: Recent commitments by the world’s major polluters to cut emissions have added fresh momentum to international climate talks, but foot-dragging persists among the next tier of … Continue reading

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Tunagra frogs invite their predators while making mating calls

Tunagra frogs invite their predators while making mating callsNews from The Utah People’s Post: The scientists have made a bizarre discovery about the mating behavior of tungara frogs. They say when male frogs make mating calls to entice their female … Continue reading

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Neanderthals cared for their elders and the deceased, new evidence shows

Neanderthals cared for their elders and the deceased, new evidence showsNews from Al Jazeera America: December 17, 2013 4:30PM ET Elderly Neanderthal man who could barely walk, had no teeth was painstakingly buried after he died, archaeologists say Topics: Science … Continue reading

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Flowering Plants Had Their Origins Over 100 Million Years Earlier

Flowering Plants Had Their Origins Over 100 Million Years EarlierNews from Guardian Express: Added by Douglas Cobb on October 1, 2013.Saved under Douglas Cobb, ScienceTags: top Flower Power may have come to the Earth 100 million years earlier than our … Continue reading

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Thousands of bees attack Texas couple, kill their horses

Thousands of bees attack Texas couple, kill their horsesNews from Fox News: A swarm of about 30,000 bees has attacked a North Texas couple as they exercised their miniature horses, stinging the animals so many times they died. The Fort … Continue reading

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How a Leafy Folk Remedy Stopped Bedbugs in Their Tracks

How a Leafy Folk Remedy Stopped Bedbugs in Their TracksNews from New York Times: Megan W. Szyndler and Catherine Loudon/University of California, Irvine Hooks on the bean leaf exploit thinner areas in the bedbug’s exoskeleton to trap it, scientists have … Continue reading

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Dolphins used by the Navy to track down mines will soon lose their jobs to robots

Dolphins used by the Navy to track down mines will soon lose their jobs to robotsNews from Fox News: SAN DIEGO –  Some dolphins used by the Navy to track down mines will soon lose their jobs to robots — … Continue reading

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Hermit crabs socialize to evict their neighbors

Hermit crabs socialize to evict their neighborsNews from UC Berkeley: BERKELEY — Social animals usually congregate for protection or mating or to capture bigger prey, but a University of California, Berkeley, biologist has found that the terrestrial hermit crab has … Continue reading

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New Study on Manta Rays Reveals Their Hidden Lives

New Study on Manta Rays Reveals Their Hidden LivesNews from PlanetSave.com: The first study on manta rays to use satellite telemetry has just been released. Tracking the long journeys, of the giant, up to 25 feet wide manta ray. The … Continue reading

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