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Mass Extinction Is Closer Than You Know   video
Science & Tech  (tags: mass extinction, earth, scientists, studies, fossil fuels, dinosaurs, climate change, climate disruption, dangerous direction, 66 million years ago )

- 1104 days ago -
What we are doing to the Earth has no parallel in 66 million years. Two new scientific papers say that it is happening a lot faster and in a more dangerous direction than scientists were even considering as a worst case scenario just a few years ago.
Humans Hardwired to Tune Into Animals
Science & Tech  (tags: studies, human brain, tuned, animals, discovery, investigation, interesting )

- 2789 days ago -
Years of either running from or running after animals left its mark in the human brain -- even just looking at a photo of an animal jolts our brains into action.
Elephants Never Forget Old Friends and Are Social Network Experts
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, studies, interesting, elephants, never forget friends, social network )

- 2822 days ago -
When it comes to relationships, it seems some elephants never forget. The Asian variety remember old pals and have larger social networks of 'friends' than scientists previously thought, a study has shown
Chimpanzees Have 'at Least 66 Distinct Gestures' They Use to Talk to Each Other
Science & Tech  (tags: studies, research, university, scientists, chimpanzees, language, communication systems )

- 2903 days ago -
Wild chimpanzees use more than twice the number of gestures to communicate than previously thought, scientists have said. The animals have at least 66 different mannerisms that they use to talk to each other, according to researchers from the University
Elephants Do Have Long Memories Say Scientists - Especially When It Comes to Danger
Science & Tech  (tags: elephants, studies, older elephants, scientists, survivors, discovery, research )

- 2956 days ago -
Elephants actually do have the long memories they are credited with - especially when it comes to danger, scientists say. They found that older elephants are the best at making crucial decisions about predators because they've experienced similar
Three Mile Island and Nuclear Power: In-Depth Reports
Science & Tech  (tags: climate change, sustainable energy, clean energy, nuclear power, informative, studies )

- 3141 days ago -
The partial meltdown at Three Mile Island 30 years ago ended the first wave of building nuclear power plants, but are plans about to be revived?
Journal of Science--Mass Extinction--Why Humans Are Guilty of An Animal Genocide-New Reset?
Science & Tech  (tags: science, studies, humans, world, extinction, animals, disappearinginvestigation, environment, research, scientists )

- 3148 days ago -
Mass extinction is a term many liken to science fiction flicks or something out of a Will Smith movie, when we are on the verge of total annihilation. But, scientists are busy at arriving at a consensus that, based on our current conditions, and
Scientists Report BP Dispersant Causing Brain Damage in Oil Spill Animals
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, studies, bp oil spill, brain damage, animals, cruelty, suffering )

- 3153 days ago -
Scientific reports of dolphins dying painful bloody deaths as a result of the Gulf oil spill are disturbing. Now there is evidence to suggest that the BP dispersants are damaging the brains of endangered species Kemps Ridley turtles.
Brain Power! Here Are 10 Ways to Boost Your Intellect
Science & Tech  (tags: brain, intellect, studies, improved intellect, scientists, exercise )

- 3179 days ago -
Exercise... and... Also scientists have also recently found that particularly vigorous exercise helps release a protein that goes by the name of 'noggin'.
Why Did the Right Whale Cross the Sea?
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, studies, right whales, migration, crossing the sea, research, environment, investigation )

- 3278 days ago -
Scientists wondered for years why endangered North Atlantic right whales travel south to coastal Florida and Georgia each winter. This year they may be closer to an answer. Like people that spend winters in Florida, the whales may just prefer warmer
Oxford Scientists Discover Elephant 'Bee Warning' Call
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, elephants families, studies, research, bee call, elephants, african bees )

- 3278 days ago -
Elephants have a specific call to warn the herd of the presence of angry bees. A team of scientists from Oxford University, Save the Elephants, and Disney's Animal Kingdom studied elephant families, including individuals that the team already knew,
Toxoplasma Gondii Spreads in the Habitat of the Iberian Lynx
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, researchers, studies, habitat, iberian lynx, parasite, environment, discovery )

- 3298 days ago -
An international team led by researchers from the University of Cordoba (UCO) has analysed seroprevalence (antibodies to a disease) of Toxoplasma Gondii, the parasite that causes toxoplasmosis in many species, including humans. This latest study reveals
New Findings About How Cells Achieve Eternal Life
Science & Tech  (tags: Biology, Science, genes, genetic, DNA, cell inmortality, leukemia, telomerasa, research, studies )

- 3311 days ago -
Researchers at Umeå University can now show that cells that grow forever get this capacity through gradual changes in the expression of genes that govern the repair of DNA damage and regulate growth and cell death.
Gray Wolf's Not Ready to Come Off List, Two Scientists Say
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, studies, research, gray wolves, populations, endangered list )

- 3316 days ago -
Two of three scientists asked to review a draft plan for recovering the endangered gray wolf in Washington say the state should require higher numbers before taking them off the endangered list.
'Special' Devils May Save Species From Extinction in Wild
Science & Tech  (tags: studies, scientists, tasmanian devil, tests, resistance, tumour diseasediscovery )

- 3326 days ago -
NEW research has raised hopes for the beleaguered Tasmanian devil, finding that 20 per cent of the species have a genetic make-up that should allow them to resist the deadly devil facial tumour disease.

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