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Declining sea ice strands baby harp seals

Young harp seals off the eastern coast of Canada are at much higher risk of getting stranded than adult seals because of shrinking sea ice cover caused by recent warming in the North Atlantic, according to ...

dateJul 22, 2013 in Ecology
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Boy moms more social in chimpanzees

Nearly four decades of observations of Tanzanian chimpanzees has revealed that the mothers of sons are about 25 percent more social than the mothers of daughters. Boy moms were found to spend about two hours ...

dateNov 24, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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Duke to offer free courses on internet

Duke University will begin offering courses free on the Internet, school officials said Tuesday. Doing so will extend Duke's expertise to a broader global audience while using technology to enhance the classroom ...

dateJul 18, 2012 in Other
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