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Finding the first fungus farmers

The development of farming was a key milestone in human history, but as a species we were quite late to the party. Insects got there first! One of the best documented examples happens in the termite world, where some species ...

dateJul 05, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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Good fathers sing simple songs

The female Chinese Hume Warbler is attracted to males who sing simple songs, as opposed to the more common preference among birds of choosing males who sing the most complex songs. This preference for males with inconspicuous ...

dateJun 14, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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