Chemists synthesize psychotropic compound from rainforest tree

The bark of the Galbulimima belgraveana tree, found only in remote rainforests of Papua New Guinea and northern Australia, has long been used by indigenous …

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Black Rhino extinction risk sharply increased by killing of specific female rhinos

New research from The University of Manchester, in collaboration with Kenyan conservationists and scientists, has examined data from the Critically Endangered Kenyan black rhino populations …

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Collision hotspots for migrating birds revealed in new study

New research led by the University of East Anglia (UEA) highlights the areas in Europe and North Africa where the construction of wind turbines or …

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Clinglobal Ltd. and Symbiotic Research, LLC partner to advance animal health research

Animal health services company, Clinglobal, announces its strategic partnership with life sciences research organization and Tentamus group company Symbiotic Research, LLC. Before the end of …

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Cracking chimpanzee culture

Chimpanzees don’t automatically know what to do when they come across nuts and stones. Researchers at the University of Zurich have now used field experiments …

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Baby seals can change their tone of voice

Hoover the seal was initially kept in a family home and could imitate human speech, barking catch phrases in a gruff accent (“Come over here”). …

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Honeybees use social distancing to protect themselves against parasites

Honeybees increase social distancing when their hive is under threat from a parasite, finds a new study led by an international team involving researchers at …

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Whales are more important ecosystems engineers than previously thought

From 1910 to 1970, humans killed an estimated 1.5 million baleen whales in the frigid water encircling Antarctica. They were hunted for their blubber, baleen …

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Study finds fish rubbing up against their predators — sharks

While rubbing up against a shark sounds like a risky move if you’re a fish, a collaborative research team led by the University of Miami …

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Researchers must assume responsibility for halting the global bee decline, experts urge

“Insect and pollinator decline constitutes a pressing societal challenge that requires attention and action now. What is at stake is nothing less than the world’s …

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