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How the songbird learns its melody

Learning a first language is somewhat effortless. We start learning from our parents before we can even remember and the words and sounds are imprinted in our memory at an early age. Learning a new language as an adult is ...

dateJun 21, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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Is Panama on the verge of a scientific brain drain?

Government support for research into new scientific learning and new technologies is crucial – and difficult to get. What little money is available is hotly contested among researchers. They fight to justify investing taxpayer ...

dateJun 23, 2016 in Other
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Old World monkey had tiny, complex brain

The brain hidden inside the oldest known Old World monkey skull has been visualized for the first time. The creature's tiny but remarkably wrinkled brain supports the idea that brain complexity can evolve before brain size ...

dateJul 03, 2015 in Archaeology & Fossils
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