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2009-02-01 14:35:41

Chimpanzees are famous for their aptitude in mimicking human behavior. Now scientists have announced that baby chimps’ mental development may be more advanced than human infants.

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2008-12-17 08:15:00

One of the most important discoveries in the Saharan Desert during the past 50 years was made by British and Moroccan scientists.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.