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Elephant age estimated from voice

A paper published in Bioacoustics explains how researchers have been able to estimate the age of an elephant based on its vocal sounds. Results showed that they could distinguish infants, calves, juveniles, and adults with ...

dateMar 06, 2014 in Ecology
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Greenhouse gases linked to African rainfall

Scientists may have solved a long-standing enigma known as the African Humid Period - an intense increase in cumulative rainfall in parts of Africa that began after a long dry spell following the end of the last ice age and ...

dateDec 04, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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Unearthing a fossil haven

Seventy feet below Wilshire Boulevard, catercorner from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's street-lamp installation, fresh air roaring from giant ventilation pipes dulled the sickly sweet smell of petroleum.

dateMar 17, 2014 in Archaeology & Fossils
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