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Social Sciences 13 hours ago

New research shows the way Australian families watch TV is changing

What are parents' favorite TV shows to watch with their kids? How important is it that kids' TV is Australian? Which are the best streaming services for children?

Paleontology & Fossils 13 hours ago

Study shows how diet has transformed the ancient dog into a family pet

The shape of the mandible (the lower jaw) is influenced by the mechanical action of the jaw muscles that connect it to the skull, and mandible shape therefore reflects the diet of the animal. The lower jaw is also sufficiently ...

Plants & Animals May 16, 2022

Scientists provide more than 57,000 camera trap images for massive study on Amazon wildlife

Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) scientists working in the vast Amazon Basin have contributed more than 57,000 camera trap images for a new study published in the journal Ecology by an international team of 120 research ...

Ecology May 16, 2022

Wisconsin fox kits test positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources confirmed in a news release on May 13 that several fox kits were infected with the currently circulating H5N1 strain of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI).

Planetary Sciences May 16, 2022

The aurora borealis can be heard even when it can't be seen

Professor Emeritus Unto K. Laine of Aalto University has made recordings of auroral sounds, showing that the phenomenon is much more common than previously believed and occurs even in the absence of visible northern lights. ...

Social Sciences May 13, 2022

How variability shapes learning and generalization

Variability is crucially important for learning new skills. Consider learning how to serve in tennis. Should you always practice serving from the exact same location on the court, aiming at exactly the same spot? Although ...

Veterinary medicine May 11, 2022

To pat or not to pat? How to keep interactions between kids and dogs safe

With dog attacks in the news over recent weeks, some parents may be wondering about how to keep interactions between kids and dogs safe—and how to keep everyone happy.

Economics & Business May 09, 2022

How does history suggest that work will change following the COVID-19 pandemic?

The COVID-19 pandemic made clear the enormity of inequalities in the workplace and the value of essential workers, whose jobs put them at greater risk of being infected. Many workers left their jobs as part of the Great Resignation. ...

Ecology May 09, 2022

Oh, rats! As New Yorkers emerge from pandemic, so do rodents

They crawled to the surface as the coronavirus pandemic roiled New York City, scurrying out of subterranean nests into the open air, feasting on a smorgasbord of scraps in streets, parks and mounds of curbside garbage. As ...

Plants & Animals May 04, 2022

How mosquito brains encode human odor so they can seek us out

Mosquitos. Bane of backyard picnics—and deadly in Zika- and dengue-prone regions.

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