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Starving Orangutans Could Help Understanding Of Obesity And Eating Disorders
2011-12-14 05:39:58

New research examining how endangered Indonesian orangutans – considered a close relative to humans -- survive during times of extreme food scarcity might help scientists better understand eating disorders and obesity in humans.

Using Crowdsourcing To Understand Whales
2011-11-30 10:25:24

Whales have long been known to communicate through sound patterns, songs and calls. However there remains much mystery as to what these sounds mean and if whales have distinct dialects.

2011-10-20 22:41:48

Culture is not a trait that is unique to humans.

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2011-06-30 06:05:00

According to a new study, happier orangutans are more likely to live longer.

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2011-06-13 06:20:00

Parrots and Corvids frequently astonish researchers investigating animal intelligence, in particular when it comes to solving technical problems.

2011-05-02 23:37:50

When African Grey parrots talk, do they mimic sounds or consciously understand their speech?

2011-03-30 00:00:30

Lukas, the World’s Smartest Horse (according to the World Records Academy) and Guinness World Record Holder, will participate in an experiment designed to determine his level of self-awareness.

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2011-03-09 14:43:42

In the thick of whale season, researchers from Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shed new light on the wintering grounds of the humpback whale.

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2011-02-10 11:15:00

Cheryl Knott's NSF-supported work helps us understand why orangutans require protection and conservation.

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2011-02-07 09:51:10

How smart are copy cats? Maybe it depends on your species.


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whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
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