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Cats May Understand Cause And Effect, Study Finds
Offbeat  (tags: cats, study, research )

Jeri
- 89 days ago - popsci.com
Science is getting closer to proving that yes, your cats are probably smarter than you. According to a study from researchers in Japan, cats seem to understand physics and cause and effect.
One Armed Chimp Waits In Line For A Cup Of Water
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, research )

Angie
- 148 days ago - thedodo.com
A 39 year old chimp named Bullet has been poked and prodded for most of his life. He was put under anesthesia over 400 times, underwent 55 liver biopsies, and he lost an arm just after his capture in the wild at age 3. And then he was abandoned on a strin
Fairy Tale Origins Thousands of Years Old, Researchers Say
Offbeat  (tags: Fairy tales, origins, research, literary records, bronze age )

Ray
- 254 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Fairy tales like Beauty and the Beast can be traced back thousands of years, according to researchers at universities in Durham and Lisbon. Using techniques normally employed by biologists, academics studied links between stories from around the world
France Drug Test: Man Left Brain-Dead After Clinical Trial Dies
Offbeat  (tags: culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, media, news, politics, rights, safety, sadness, AlternativeMed, AlternativeMed, death, drugs, ethics, health, healthcare, humans, illness, medicine, news, research, risks, safety, science, society, treatment, study )

Wendy
- 255 days ago - msn.com
A shocking case of misinformation, to frighten people off using cannabis as a pain killer,in my opinion -&- why no public retraction? . The drug that was being trialled is not known, despite reports it was a new cannabinoid-based painkiller.- read on ..
Pesticide Exposure in Bumblebees 'Harms Pollination'
Offbeat  (tags: chemicals, pollinating crops, bees, research )

Ray
- 314 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Bees exposed to nicotine-like pesticides are not as good at pollinating crops, research suggests.
No, A Study Did NOT Find That Your Cat Wants To Kill You
Offbeat  (tags: cats, study, research )

Jeri
- 329 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Read the research before you believe the headlines.
Ancient Britons Mummified Their Dead Like Egyptians
Offbeat  (tags: mummifying, Ancient British, Research )

Ray
- 344 days ago - rt.com
Ancient British people were mummifying their dead even as the ancient Egyptians were carrying out the macabre practice, according to new research.
Why Are Placebos Getting More Effective?
Offbeat  (tags: drugs, medication, clinical trials, placebo, Research, USA )

Ray
- 346 days ago - bbc.co.uk
When new drugs are put on the market, clinical trials determine whether they perform better than inactive pills known as "placebos".
Outrage as Researchers Capture Beautiful Rare Bird âEUR" Then KILL It for Study Purposes
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, birds, research, moustached kingfisher, rare birds )

Tracy
- 357 days ago - express.co.uk
RESEARCHERS captured a beautiful rare bird which had not been seen in the wild for decades âEUR" then killed it so they could study it.
Muslims in Germany
Offbeat  (tags: Germany, Europe, Islam, Muslims, research, culture, government, safety, society, violence )

Penny
- 371 days ago - us7.campaign-archive1.com
While West European leaders try to convince the Europeans that the many refugees and illegal migrants will integrate, some scientists decided to ask the Muslim migrants themselves what they think of Islam, integration, democracy and Western values.
We Have Autism All Wrong: The Radical New Approach We Need to Understand and Treat It
Offbeat  (tags: AlternativeMed, Body-Mind-Spirit, children, illness, interesting, nutrition, science, treatment, study, research, health, humans, treatment options, misdiagnosed )

Beryl
- 408 days ago - alternet.org
PERSONAL HEALTH We Have Autism All Wrong: The Radical New Approach We Need to Understand and Treat It Autism often gets portrayed as checklist of deficits. Rather than curb these behaviors, we should enhance abilities.
Haunted? No! Think Again!   video
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, humans, haunted, ghosts, environment, ethics, unusual, bizarre, americans, investigation, discovery, NewTechnology, news, study, research, safety, society, performance, humans )

Mari
- 442 days ago - youtube.com
Heads up do not call ghost busters! Fun is one thing but when done to unaware people that end up moving or in mental wards. That's a whole new definition of Sickness. I'd like people comments on this and this is just one example.
Scientists Find Traces of Uranium in Lung of Hiroshima Woman Showered With 'Black Rain'
Offbeat  (tags: research, scientists, health, black rain, radiation, uranium, Nagasaki, Hiroshima, exposure )

Naoko
- 480 days ago - mainichi.jp
A joint research team of Hiroshima and Nagasaki universities said the group successfully photographed traces of uranium left in lung tissue of a woman who was showered by nuclear fallout known as "black rain" in Hiroshima in August 1945, the first evidenc
Java Sparrows Use Bill-Clicking to Keep Time in Mating Songs
Offbeat  (tags: study, research, interesting, discovery, Java sparrow, song, mating song, Hokkaido University )

Naoko
- 480 days ago - mainichi.jp
Just like a person clapping their hands in time to a song they're singing, Java sparrows click their beaks to the beat of their mating call, a Hokkaido University research team has discovered.
Solar Impulse Shelters Under Tent in Nagoya as Rain Beats Down
Offbeat  (tags: weather, environment, CO2emissions, research, solar, Solar Impulse, Nagoya, bad weather )

Naoko
- 483 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
The fragile, sunshine-powered Solar Impulse 2 remained at Nagoya Airport on Wednesday, protected from rain and wind by a giant inflatable hangar erected around its giant, 72-meter wings.
 

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