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news.com.au — An inquiry into koala populations and habitat in NSW is expected to hear evidence that more than 2000 of the native Australian marsupials may have died on the state’s north coast in recent bushfires. Ful Article >>
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sciencealert.com — Artificial flesh is growing ever closer to the real thing. Scientists in Australia have now created a new jelly-like material which they claim has the strength and durability of actual skin, ligaments, or even bone. Full Article >>
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mentalfloss.com — We all know about the typical American Christmas trappings—Santa, the tree, fruitcake, etc. But what about traditions elsewhere in the world that might seem a little strange? Traditions like the Swedes watching the same Donald Duck cartoon each year, the Japanese devouring KFC, or Austria’s “bad Sa…
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iflscience.com — Some plants emit “ultrasonic clicks” inaudible to the human ear when under life-threatening stress, a new study has found. Recordings reveal each sound contains information about a plant’s current state of being. “These findings can alter the way we think about the Plant Kingdom, which has been con…
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ecowatch.com — North American birds are getting smaller, a study in Ecology Letters has found, and scientists think the climate crisis is to blame. Researchers from the University of Michigan and the Field Museum in Chicago studied 70,716 dead birds from 52 different species, including sparrows, thrushes and warbl…
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phys.org — A trio of researchers with the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, the Hebrew University and Tiergarten Schönbrunn, Maxingstrasse, has found that giant tortoises are not only trainable, but have long memories. In their paper published in the journal Animal Cognition, Tamar Gutnick, Anton We…
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neurosciencenews.com — Researchers have successfully reproduced the electrical properties of biological neurons onto semiconductor implantable chips. The new artificial neurons could play a critical role in curing chronic neurological diseases. Full Article >>
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iflscience.com — A tiger has made a record-breaking journey across India, trecking over 1,300 paw-aching kilometers (807 miles) in just five months. Full Article >>
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theatlantic.com — My mornings are the messiest part of my day. I do not rise and shine. Instead, I hit snooze on the alarm and throw the covers over my head. As I hear the early bus shuffle through my stop outside my window, my mind fills with thoughts from the night before, with to-do lists and deadlines. The alarm …
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news.com.au — Sydney and Melbourne could experience 50C summer days before the end of the century if greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, a new report highlights. The Climate Council’s report said more than 206 heat records had been broken in just 90 days this year including record-highest temperatures in …
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