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Dolphins parallel human communication with use of distinct names

Dolphins are known to use complex, human-like communication, and new research has pushed our understanding of that even further with the finding that some can even respond to individual names. Biologists at the University of St Andrews found that bottlenose dolphins create "signature whistles" for …

A Subway Map Of The Metabolism [Infographic]

Just take the Krebs Cycle train to the Carbon transfer!<p>We've seen metabolism maps before, but never one quite so simple to read as this one, designed by Richard Wheeler, an illustrator and Oxford postdoc who researches the cell biology of parasites.<p>Metabolism encompasses all the chemical reactions …

Project Wild Thing: a film-maker's campaign to reconnect kids with nature

Film-maker David Bond believes we have a problem. We are raising a generation of children who don't play outside any more. Time spent playing …

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Disabled duck gets new foot thanks to 3D printing

So far, from what I’ve seen, the greatest purpose of 3D printing is making spare parts for birds. First there was the injured bald eagle with the …