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2014-09-18 03:00:18

Science has learned a great deal about complex social behavior by studying nonhuman mammals and primates, but parrots might have something to teach too.

2014-06-17 08:29:19

HARDERWIJK, the Netherlands, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GENALICE today announced that the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Oxford Biomedical Research Centre's

2014-05-30 23:08:23

Methuselah Foundation is honoring Dr.

How Does Our Immune System Change As We Age?
2014-04-22 10:18:04

Telling someone to “act your age” is another way of asking him or her to behave better. Age, however, does not always bring improvements.

2014-01-30 12:25:14

Launches new game app that promotes drug, alcohol and tobacco use prevention CHEVY CHASE, Md., Jan.

2014-01-09 23:23:21

Logical Operations today announces a new partnership with the National Institute for Social Media (NISM).

Altruism Or Manipulated Helping?
2013-08-19 09:32:30

Manipulation is often thought of as morally repugnant, but it might be responsible for the evolutionary origins of some helpful or altruistic behavior, according to a new study.

Chronic Harvesting Threatening Tropical Tree
2013-08-05 09:04:38

Chronic harvesting of a tropical tree that many local communities in Western Africa depend on can alter the tree's reproduction and drastically curtail fruit and seed yields over the tree's lifetime, according to a new study.

Females Choose Biological Fitness Over Other Traits In Mating Game
2013-06-20 10:46:19

A new study from the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis finds that a female's mating decisions are largely based on traits that reflect fitness or those that help males perform well under the local ecological conditions.

2013-06-13 23:27:16

Career Step will be exhibiting in booth 1643 at the 2013 National Institute of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) in Orlando, Florida, June 16-19 in addition to presenting


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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