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New research reveals how elephants 'see' the world

Think Elephants International, a not-for-profit organization that strives to promote elephant conservation through scientific research, education programming and international collaborations, today announced its latest study, ...

dateApr 19, 2013 in Ecology
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Flies' flight patterns rely on sense of smell

(PhysOrg.com) -- If a fruit fly gets a whiff of a rotting banana, it does everything it can to get to the location of the potential feast. That includes not only beating its wings faster, but overriding its normally random ...

dateOct 20, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Our nostrils share a rivalry too, study finds

Your nostrils may seem to be a happy pair, working together to pick up scents. However, a study published online on August 20th in Current Biology reveals that there can actually be a kind of rivalry between the two.

dateAug 20, 2009 in Other
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'Neurologger' reads bird brains in flight

Using a "neurologger" specially designed to record the brain activity of pigeons in flight, researchers reporting online on June 25th in Current Biology, a Cell Press publication, have gained new insight into what goes through ...

dateJun 25, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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