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2011-01-24 15:46:20

The dynamics behind signal transmission in the brain are extremely chaotic.

2011-01-11 01:00:00

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2011-01-05 22:41:59

Numerous patients suffering from chronic liver diseases are currently receiving inadequate treatment due to the lack of organs donated for transplantation.

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2010-12-08 14:52:23

A team of scientists have tracked the movement of European bee-eaters (Merops apiaster) along the Africa-Eurasia migration flyway with the help of tiny radio transmitters.

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2010-11-19 06:25:00

A close-up image of the eyes of a Daddy Longlegs has beaten out nearly 2,000 other life science-related microscope photos and movies to win the 2010 Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition, officials announced on Wednesday.

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2010-11-09 13:58:32

Whether cognitive differences exist between modern humans and Neanderthals is the subject of contentious disputes in anthropology and archaeology.

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2010-10-15 08:35:00

Eastern marsh helleborine mimics aphid alarm pheromones to attract pollinators.

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2010-10-08 12:30:00

Solomon's lily imitates a yeasty odor to lure vinegar flies into a trap.

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2010-10-08 10:15:00

Hydrothermal vents may contribute more to the thermal budget of the oceans than previously assumed.

2010-09-27 17:25:27

Flowering plants produce nectar to attract insect pollinators.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.