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Dolphins call each other by name

“Our results present the first case of naming in mammals, providing a clear parallel between dolphin and human communication.” – Marine biologist …

Head-to-head record suggests dinosaurs were headbangers

Working out the functions of various features of long extinct animals can be fraught with difficulty. For every case where it is really rather …

The secret to how plants set branch angles - Futurity

U. LEEDS (UK) — Scientists say they’ve figured out how plants set and maintain the …

Leeds

Yeast reveals secret of 'hitchhiker' mutations - Futurity

PRINCETON (US) — It takes a “group effort” of genetic mutations to give organisms the …

Cyclo-What? A Nasty Stomach Bug Spreads In The Midwest

It seems like the Midwest is a hotbed for medical mysteries these days.<p>Earlier this week, scientists traced a brand-new virus to ticks in Missouri. Now disease detectives are hot on the trail of another puzzling pathogen in the heartland.<p>A stomach bug has sickened at least 321 people across 14 …

Offsetting Emissions: Wetland Plants Counter Carbon

A 19-year Smithsonian study of wetland plants and carbon dioxide offers new hope about the planet’s resilience.<p>When carbon dioxide levels rise, …

Climate Change