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Young birds suffer in the city

City life is tough for young birds. But if they survive their first year, they are less susceptible to the effects of stress, according to research from Lund University in Sweden.

dateSep 08, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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Loneliness impacts DNA repair

Scientists at the Vetmeduni Vienna examined the telomere length of captive African grey parrots. They found that the telomere lengths of single parrots were shorter than those housed with a companion parrot, which supports ...

dateApr 04, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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