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As one species of European songbird island-hopped to colonize mid-Atlantic archipelagoes over the course of a half million years, their songs lost their sense of syntax.
A blood test developed by researchers at Duke Medicine showed more than 90-percent accuracy in distinguishing between viral and bacterial infections when tested in people with respiratory illnesses.
A ten-year project has led to major revisions in our understanding of the bird brain, concluding that it is much more similar to mammalian brains than previously thought.
Many climate studies have predicted that tree species will respond to global warming by migrating via seed dispersal to cooler climates.
A new report details how coal retrieved from the Earth through surface mining comes at a significant cost to the ecosystem.
Electronic devices with touchscreens are ubiquitous, and one key piece of technology makes them possible: transparent conductors.
A new study from Duke University claims restaurants would do well to include caloric listings along with their healthier offerings on their websites and apps.
Pregnant women who have labor induced or augmented may have an increased risk of bearing children who are autistic, according to the findings of a large retrospective analysis appearing in the August 12 edition of the journal JAMA Pediatrics.
- To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
- To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
- The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.