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Progeny of old parents have fewer offspring

Reproduction at old age involves risks that may impact one's own life and may impose reduced biological fitness on the offspring. Such evidence, previously obtained in humans and other taxa under laboratory ...

dateMar 09, 2015 in Evolution
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GOP says Obama aides meddled in 'net neutrality'

Congressional Republicans on Tuesday accused the Federal Communications Commission of bowing to White House pressure on its "net neutrality" decision, which has angered the nation's cable and wireless giants. ...

dateMar 17, 2015 in Telecom
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Why you should celebrate World Sparrow Day

For the past five years there has been a growing movement to recognise March 20 as World Sparrow Day – a day to celebrate the house sparrow (Passer domesticus) with art, poems, stories and events like office ...

dateMar 20, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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Boston is made for walking, study finds

Metro Boston is on the leading edge of a national shift away from drivable suburban living and toward walkable urbanism, according to a report released Wednesday and co-written by researchers at Northeastern's ...

dateMar 12, 2015 in Social Sciences
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