Archive: 24/10/2007

Hearing changes how we perceive gender

Think about the confused feelings that occur when you meet someone whose tone of voice doesn’t seem to quite fit with his or her gender. A new study by neuroscientists from Northwestern University focuses on the brain’s ...

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Living with lions

There are many historical stories of shepherds and travellers encountering lions, for example the Old Testament contains dozens of tales about attacks on flocks and people by these fierce predators.

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The conservation lens

The definition of conservation priorities for biodiversity often focuses only on the numbers of vertebrate animals and seed plants in the northern hemisphere or in the tropics. But what about the other organisms, and the ...

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