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Behavioral biologists conducting research in the field often depend on state-of-the-art techniques. Consequently, damage to or theft of technical equipment represents a dramatic financial and scientific loss.
Sounding like a set-up for the Weekend Update segment of Saturday Night Live, 'REALLY?!? With Seth and Amy,' a story came out of Germany this week of a colossal mix up made 158 years ago.
Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences have just taken the side of the seven dwarfs in the Disney film Snow White.
An unusual posthumous honor for physicist Max Planck: Biologists in Tubingen working with Ralf J. Sommer have named a newly discovered nematode after the German Nobel laureate.
When faced with impossible circumstances beyond their control, animals, including humans, often hunker down as they develop sleep or eating disorders, ulcers, and other physical manifestations of depression.
According to the thesis by PhD holder Claudia Loaiza-Escutia, written up in the UVP/EHU’s Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science, European scientists have difficulty connecting with the general public and journalists.
The Spix's Guan (Penelope jacquacu), is a species of bird found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, and Venezuela. Its habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It has a global range of over 3,000,000 square miles and is listed a least concern species by the IUCN Red List. Spix's Guan is a fairly large bird, at about 36 inches in length. It has a relatively long neck with white streaks down to the breast. The throat is bare and coral red, as are the legs....
- A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.