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Baby Owls Seen Sleeping Like Baby Humans
2013-08-02 08:24:01

Baby birds have sleep patterns similar to baby mammals, and their sleep changes in the same way when growing up.

Image 1 - Developmental Differences Controlled By Rapidly Evolving Genes
2011-09-19 10:15:28

Genes essential to producing the developmental differences displayed by social insects evolve more rapidly than genes governing other aspects of organismal function, a new study has found.

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2011-02-11 08:25:00

A parasite and a virus may be teaming up in a way that increases the parasite’s ability to harm humans.

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2011-01-19 05:35:00

A new study finds that too much, or too little, Internet use may be linked to depression among teens.

2010-10-27 14:20:44

The brain's inner network becomes increasingly more efficient as humans mature.

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2009-04-27 09:15:00

The enduringly popular theory that the Chicxulub crater holds the clue to the demise of the dinosaurs, along with some 65 percent of all species 65 million years ago, is challenged in a new paper published Monday.


Word of the Day
bawbee
  • A coin originally worth six pennies Scots, and later three; held equivalent to an English halfpenny.
  • (in plural) Money; cash.
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