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2011-03-08 07:00:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Urban Barns Foods Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: URBF) ("Company" or "Urban Barns"), an authority on sustainable development of fresh fruits and vegetables, has acquired a 100% ownership interest in Non Industrial Manufacturing Inc.

2011-01-10 15:47:00

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This Sunday January 16, NIM is featuring Daisy Khan at its upcoming 28th Annual Interfaith Celebration of the Life and Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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2010-03-24 10:43:53

Study suggests nonhuman animals also have metacognitive abilities - they know about what they have seen.

2010-03-15 15:56:06

Numerous studies have tried to determine if great apes (for example, chimpanzees and bonobos) are able to understand declarative communication, but results have been mixed.

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2010-02-02 07:35:00

Sharing is a behavior on which day care workers and kindergarten teachers tend to offer young humans a lot of coaching. But for our ape cousins the bonobos, sharing just comes naturally.

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2009-12-21 15:15:00

A new study by Iowa State University anthropologist Jill Pruetz reports that savanna chimpanzees in Senegal have a near human understanding of wildfires and change their behavior in anticipation of the fire's movement.

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2009-10-14 09:29:39

The evolution of altruism has long puzzled researchers and has mainly been explained previously from ultimate perspectives—I will help you now because I expect there to be some long-term benefit to me.

2009-10-13 09:45:00

BOSTON, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recently released paper published in the journal Alternatives to Laboratory Animals (ATLA 37, 399-416), presents a serious challenge to long-standing claims that animals are an important part of human cancer research.

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2009-07-02 06:45:00

According to a recent study, chimpanzees are capable of building their own tools after watching demonstration videos.

2009-06-28 13:04:38

A TV actress who plays a forensic anthropologist asked U.S. Rep.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.