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A duo of researchers from the United States and Australia has used an imaging technique to reconstruct the brain architecture and neural networks of the thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus), the most iconic animal of Tasmania. The thylacine, also known as the Tasmanian tiger or the marsupial wolf, was a carnivorous marsupial and the apex predator in…
01.19 / 18:46
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CCTV footage captures the elephant calf being helped to stand by his mother and another family…
01.19 / 18:26
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Health There's an app for that? This $500 device enables a smartphone to identify DNA…
01.19 / 17:32
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Synthetic chemicals commonly found in insecticides and garden products bind to the receptors that govern our biological clocks researchers have found. …
01.19 / 17:32
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They are famed for their highly developed work ethic ... now a study shows ants' navigational skills are more sophisticated than was previously…
01.19 / 17:07
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Astronomers have discovered a cosmic one-two punch unlike any ever seen before. Two of the most powerful phenomena in the Universe, a supermassive black hole, and the collision of giant galaxy clusters, have combined to create a stupendous cosmic…
01.19 / 17:07
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Brooks HaysJan. 19 (UPI) -- More than 60 percent of Earth's non-human primate species are now facing the threat of…
01.19 / 15:46
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The red “button” might not be safe under Trump's finger – but the new presidency brings some strange and surprising silver linings for disar…
01.19 / 15:25
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Gray foxes in the mountains of California rub in the scent of pumas, possibly to absorb their smell and confuse predators to give themselves a chance to…
01.19 / 15:17
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Although the “Good Behavior” Season 1 finale has come and gone, there are still plenty of burning questions left unanswered. “Good Behavior” tells the story of troubled woman Letty Raines (Michelle Dockery) who is a recovering crystal meth addict that is trying to get back custody of her son Jacob (Nyles Julian Steele) from her mother Estelle, played by actress Luisa Strus…
01.19 / 14:29
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On Friday night, while most of North Carolina braced against the biting sleet and snow with hot cocoa and Netflix, a suite of research instruments stood tall above Duke's campus, quietly gathering data on the the…
01.19 / 14:04
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A consortium of researchers today announced the development of a universal, free, and open-source framework to protect wireless software updates in vehicles. The team issued a challenge to security experts everywhere to try to find vulnerabilities before it is adopted by the automotive…
01.19 / 14:04
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Dogs love "walkies." And unless it's pouring with rain and blowing a gale, so do their owners. But there's much more to this daily routine than you might think. In fact, it's actually a complex process of negotiation, which reveals a great deal about our relationship with man's best…
01.19 / 14:03
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Justin Timberlake sang it for a Haiti earthquake-relief fundraiser. Pentatonix put it on their Christmas album. Red Sox fans listened to it at the first game after the Boston Marathon bombing. Makes sense: the song's called "Hallelujah," after…
01.19 / 13:26
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Federal science agencies announced Wednesday that 2016 was the warmest year on record, beating the previous record of global temperature set in 2015, which had beat the previous record set in…
01.19 / 12:49
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A team of researchers in Germany has analyzed a set of stinky and fruity chemical ingredients and found that the overall odor of durian pulp could be mimicked by only two compounds: fruity smelling ethyl (2S)-2-methylbutanoate and roasted onion-like smelling 1-(ethylsulfanyl)ethane-1-thiol. Durian, a fruit called the ‘king of all fruits,’ is exceedingly popular in many [..…
01.19 / 12:39
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Capacity to store carbon after selective logging varies by area, with northern sites showing higher…
01.19 / 12:15
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In an advance that could lead to improved manufacturing, a new study by UCLA researchers shows that adding nanoparticles to metals during the melting process allows for better control during…
01.19 / 12:14
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When it comes to video game advertising, marketers may be better off owning the game rather than advertising in the game, but a team of researchers say there are still other opportunities to effectively place ads in this growing advertising…
01.19 / 12:12
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Scientists funded by the National Institutes of Health have developed a new way to identify the state and fate of individual stem cells earlier than previously possible. Stem cells are undifferentiated, serving as building blocks for the various tissues and organs of the body.  Understanding a stem cell's fate—the type of cell it will eventually become—and how far along it is in that process can help scientists better manipulate cells for ther…
01.19 / 11:38
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