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  1. News - World - NATURE

    Kiwi ‘more African than Australian’ says study

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 09:23pm by AFP

    ... link between them. The study, published in the journal Science, found that ancestors of both of these flightless birds once took to the skies. And that has helped solve a 150-year-old mystery ...

  2. News - World - NATURE

    World on the brink of ‘sixth great extinction’ as plants, animals dying out faster than ever

    Posted May 30th 2014, 05:50pm by AP

    ... The work, published on Thursday by the journal Science, was hailed as a landmark study by outside experts. Pimm’s study focused on the rate, not the number, of species disappearing from Earth. ...

  3. News - World - NATURE

    Elephants can identify voices of human enemies, says study

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 11:23pm by Reuters

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles Elephants can identify human voices, says study Elephants may be known for their long memories, but it seems they are incredible listeners, too. African elephants who hear human voices can tell people of different sexes, ages and even ethnic groups apart, according to a study in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Such keen ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - NATURE

    New Caledonian crow applies wide vision to tool-making

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Bird's wide vision is something to crow about Biologists have figured out how the New Caledonian crow, a bird famed for using tools, does its party trick. Corvus moneduloides, a native of France's South Pacific terr ...

  5. News - World - NATURE

    World's largest blimp searches for life in the clouds

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 12:00am by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Orlando, United States World's largest barrage balloon, in a mix of science and entertainment, is on BBC mission to seek out microscopic life over the US Huge ... can try to determine whether they teem with microscopic life. The brilliant-white airship, owned by an Orlando company, is on a cross-continental science expedition for a British Broadcasting ...

  6. News - World - NATURE

    Snakes trigger alarm in our brains, study shows

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 09:18pm by AFP

    ... to visuals of faces, hands or geometric shapes, the researchers say. The report published on Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences offers new evidence to support the notion ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - NATURE

    Strange new creatures found in Queensland's 'lost world' forest

    Posted Nov 03rd 2013, 04:52am by AFP

    ... isolated for millions of years- and a host of other species that may be new to science. The Cape Melville leaf-tailed gecko (Saltuarius eximius) measures 20cm in length and is believed ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology - NATURE

    Parasites thrive on mind control as zombie hosts seal their own doom

    Posted Dec 16th 2012, 12:00am by NEW YORK TIMES

    ... with subtle changes in personality, as well as with a higher risk of schizophrenia. Adamo thinks this new science of "neuroparasitology" can offer inspiration to pharmaceutical companies ...

  9. News - World - NATURE

    Endangered blobfish voted the world’s ugliest animal

    Posted Sep 14th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of the British Science Association, which announced the results at a festival in Newcastle, England. Runner-up was the kakapo, a rare, flightless parrot that lives in New Zealand, and third ...

  10. News - World - NATURE

    Sixty new species discovered in Suriname rainforest

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... in the US state of Virginia, said. It has worked for years in Suriname, a sparsely populated country on the northern shoulder of South America. The creatures that could be new to science include ...




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