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July 302018

Great tit birds have as much impulse control as chimpanzees

Biologists at Lund University in Sweden have in a recent study shown that the great tit, a common European songbird, has a tremendous capacity for...

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July 62018

Honey becomes a precious ally for ecosystem monitoring

A few drops are enough to retrieve detailed information on the populations of insects that live in the area where it was produced: a new...

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June 42018

Bright warning colours on poison dart frogs also act as camouflage

Poison dart frogs are well known for their deadly toxins and bright colours, which have made them a classic example of warning coloration. The Dyeing...

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May 242018

Can Seaweed Cut Methane Emissions on Dairy Farms?

Expert Sees Dramatic Reduction When Cows Consume Seaweed Supplement Seaweed may be the super food dairy cattle need to reduce the amount of methane they...

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May 172018

More Education About Pet Toxins Needed, Study Finds

A team from NC State designed an online survey which asked participants to identify potential animal toxicants on a list of 25 common household items,...

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May 162018

Graze in the Shade: Silvopasture’s Benefits

How can a grower be more productive per acre while improving grassland ecosystems? How do we increase production to feed a growing population while sustaining...

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May 152018

Many bees have disappeared from Norway

Since the late eighteenth century a number of bees and hops have been eradicated from the Norwegian fauna. CRITICAL TRUE : The red budsandbien is...

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May 152018

Worm-eating mice on small island hold clues to evolution

When animals are isolated on an island, all bets are off as to how they will evolve and whether an animal will branch out into...

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May 152018

Think Chimpanzee Beds Are Dirtier Than Human Ones? Think Again

Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) appear to keep tidier sleeping arrangements than humans do. That’s one finding of a recent study that evaluated the microbes and arthropods...

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May 142018

Repellents can be replaced by vaccinating plants

Anthropomorphic (Anthus pratensis) and many other bird species have been alarmingly rare. Combating plant diseases and pests also poison other organisms. Would plant vultures make...

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