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Hunting bats rely on 'bag of chips effect'

When bats hunt in groups at night, they rely on the sounds of their fellow bats to tip them off on the best places to a grab a good meal. Researchers reporting their findings in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on January ...

dateJan 08, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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The ants that conquered the world

About one tenth of the world's ants are close relatives; they all belong to just one genus out of 323, called Pheidole. "If you go into any tropical forest and take a stroll, you will step on one of these ants," says Okinawa ...

dateDec 24, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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Astronomy in Indigenous knowledge

Indigenous Australians have been developing complex knowledge systems for tens of thousands of years. These knowledge systems - which seek to understand, explain, and predict nature - are passed to successive generations ...

dateDec 01, 2014 in Space Exploration
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