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Study: Species disappearing far faster than before

Posted in Science on 30th May, 2014
by Alex Muller

Species of plants and animals are becoming extinct at least 1,000 times faster than they did before humans arrived on the scene.

Brains evolved multiple times and converged on similar designs

Posted in Featured, Science on 22nd May, 2014
by Alex Muller

New findings suggest that brains and nervous systems originated multiple times from scratch.

Animal research 'pledge on openness' agreed

Posted in Medicine on 14th May, 2014
by Alex Muller

UK animal researchers have signed a pledge to be transparent about the nature of their experiments.

Drones Could Help Reduce Poaching in Kenya by 96 Per Cent

Posted in Science on 26th Apr, 2014
by Alex Muller

Drones will soon fill the skies above Kenya's 52 national parks and reserves, after a successful pilot program showed that they're very effective at stopping poachers.

Apes Can Do Basic Math Using Symbols

Posted in Featured, Science on 22nd Apr, 2014
by Alex Muller

It has been long thought that one of the characteristics that makes humans unique is our ability to learn and manipulate symbols for communication.