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Homo Poeticus

a sliver, a whisper
slides under my notice,
digs deep in dark soil

fresh, moist from
last night’s quieting
rain, until the first

seed cracks through… 60 more words

Poetry

Whale of a problem: why do humpback whales protect other species from attack?

Tracey Rogers, UNSW Australia

A group of killer whales are on the hunt. They work together to submerge and drown a whale calf. But then more whales appear. 905 more words

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Paris like a local

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France

Slug And Chicken...

not your usual local!

We have an unwelcome resident in the garden. True, there are many different types of slugs but these monsters eat anything and everything, including carrion! 170 more words

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There's a lot that biology can teach us about the financial markets

(Source: www.businessinsider.com)

During a half-hour interval on May 6, 2010, stock prices for some of the largest companies in the world dropped precipitously, some to just pennies a share. 1,797 more words

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Urbanization affects diets of butterflies

(Source: phys.org)

Mr. Anuj Jain from the NUS Department of Biological Sciences conducting studies on butterflies. Credit: National University of Singapore

A study led by researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) revealed that most tropical butterflies feed on a variety of flower types, but those that are ‘picky’ about their flower diets tend to prefer native plants and are more dependent on forests. 931 more words

Current Affairs

Tree-rings reveal secret clocks that could reset key dates across the ancient world...

In a new paper, the authors explain how harvesting data from tree-rings could revolutionize the study of ancient civilizations such as the Egyptian and Mayan worlds.

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