Ant-ibiotics: How Ants Treat Infections
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2M ago
Matabele ants of sub-Saharan Africa are the only other known species to recognize infections and be able to use antibiotics for treatment. The post Ant-ibiotics: How Ants Treat Infections appeared first on Science Connected Magazine ..read more
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Picky Eating and Brain Evolution in Butterflies
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by Science Connected
7M ago
Brain evolution in the Heliconius butterfly is linked to their specific feeding preferences and foraging behaviors. The post Picky Eating and Brain Evolution in Butterflies appeared first on Science Connected Magazine ..read more
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Do mosquito eaters eat mosquitos?
Science Connected Magazine » Zoology
by Science Connected
8M ago
Are you wondering if the well-known mosquito eaters actually eat mosquitos? Find out the answer to this question and more. The post Do mosquito eaters eat mosquitos? appeared first on Science Connected Magazine ..read more
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Bee Phenology: How Are Bees Feeling the Heat?
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by Science Connected
9M ago
Rising temperatures in recent years have been linked to observed shifts in bee phenology. These changes may impact pollination. The post Bee Phenology: How Are Bees Feeling the Heat? appeared first on Science Connected Magazine ..read more
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Emperor Penguins Now a Threatened Species
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by Science Connected
1y ago
Emperor penguins officially a threatened species because of projections of population decline from climate change and ineffective conservation. The post Emperor Penguins Now a Threatened Species appeared first on Science Connected Magazine ..read more
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Is Drumming Like Singing? A Focus on Woodpeckers
Science Connected Magazine » Zoology
by Science Connected
1y ago
Woodpeckers may not sing out melodies, but a new study hones in on how their drumming may be similar to birdsong on a neural level. The post Is Drumming Like Singing? A Focus on Woodpeckers appeared first on Science Connected Magazine ..read more
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Cats Are Calmed by Cat-Specific Music
Science Connected Magazine » Zoology
by Science Connected
1y ago
Cats in a new study showed lower stress responses while listening to a certain type of music, which could help vet visits be less stressful. The post Cats Are Calmed by Cat-Specific Music appeared first on Science Connected Magazine ..read more
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How Does Tissue Regenerate?
Science Connected Magazine » Zoology
by Science Connected
1y ago
By Noeline Subramaniam (@spicy_scientist) Regeneration often sounds like science fiction—Wolverine’s healing superpowers probably spring to mind. But you don’t have to be a mutant to be able to regenerate. In fact, humans have the ability to regenerate in utero until the beginning of the third trimester. With the exception of our liver and digit tips, we largely lose this capacity as adults—but why? Let’s turn to the animal kingdom for answers. Is regeneration lost through evolution? Before we get to the species that, for the most part, are unable to… The post How Does Tissue Regenerate? appea ..read more
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Moths Know Where to Go: A Look at Moth Migration
Science Connected Magazine » Zoology
by Science Connected
1y ago
Moth migration may be guided by an internal compass to find the way, according to a new study that tracked flight paths of individual moths. The post Moths Know Where to Go: A Look at Moth Migration appeared first on Science Connected Magazine ..read more
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Let’s Do Some Doggone Science With Your Pup!
Science Connected Magazine » Zoology
by Science Connected
1y ago
Check out these five citizen science projects to celebrate National Dog Day on August 26! The post Let’s Do Some Doggone Science With Your Pup! appeared first on Science Connected Magazine ..read more
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