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Why were there so many dinosaur species?

A new species of dinosaur is described, on average, every 10 days. As many as 31 species have already been reported this year and we can expect a few more before 2016 is over. Of course, figuring out what counts as a distinct ...

dateDec 13, 2016 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Study could help amphibian conservation efforts

When a Southern chorus frog calls in the night from its wetland home, its voice sounds like a thumb being drawn across a fine toothed comb. At least that's how it's described by James Vonesh, Ph.D., associate professor of ...

dateDec 13, 2016 in Ecology
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The song of silence

Like humans learning to speak, juvenile birds learn to sing by mimicking vocalizations of adults of the same species during development. Juvenile birds preferentially learn the song of their own species, even in noisy environments ...

dateDec 08, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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