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Scientists to feds: Great Lakes wolves not endangered

Gray wolf populations in Michigan and other Great Lakes states have recovered to the point they no longer should be considered an endangered species. That message came Wednesday not from hunting groups but from 26 scientists ...

dateNov 20, 2015 in Ecology
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Can a bonobo keep the beat?

Humans have a remarkable ability to synchronize to complex, temporally structured acoustic signals, an ability which is believed to underlie social coordination and may be a precursor to speech. This ability takes years to ...

dateNov 24, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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Secrets of dark proteome

Proteins are often referred to as the building blocks of life, and make up about 15 per cent of the mass of the average person, performing a wide variety of essential functions in the body.

dateNov 19, 2015 in Cell & Microbiology
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