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Month: September 2016

September 30, 2016 Emotional Bumblebees - Can bees and other insects feel emotional?
September 29, 2016 Raindrop Fossils - Raindrop impressions, preserved for 2.7 billion years, reveal clues about the early Earth's climate.
September 28, 2016 Emotional Music - Music and speech use the same tonal qualities to evoke happy and sad emotions.
September 27, 2016 Black Widow Siblicide - Female black widows derail their offspring’s attempts at siblicide.
September 26, 2016 Violence Perceptions - Why our perception of violence goes up, while actual violence goes down.
September 23, 2016 Bowhead Whale Songs - Bowhead whales in the Arctic Ocean sing a large variety songs to communicate with other whales.
September 22, 2016 Brain Voices - Scientists are beginning to reconstruct the words people hear based on electrical activity in their brains.
September 21, 2016 Carbon Transistors - Engineers design powerful new transistors with carbon nanotubes.
September 20, 2016 Tooth Enamel - A 3D map of the structure of tooth enamel may help scientists protect it, and even imitate it.
September 19, 2016 Black Pig Preferences - Across the globe, humans have selected pigs with genetic mutations for black coats.
September 16, 2016 Hunting Bats - Noise caused by humans is invading natural ecosystems, but some animals have multiple sensory systems to deal with it.
September 15, 2016 Tree-Climbing People - The Twa people of Uganda climb trees with ease. A new study suggests that the trait may be the result of practical necessity.
September 14, 2016 Environmental DNA Collection - Conducting a census of species using environmental DNA.
September 13, 2016 Stalagmites & Earthquakes - Stalagmites preserve a record of ancient earthquakes.
September 12, 2016 Giraffe Genetics - A DNA analysis reveals that giraffes make up four different species instead of just one.
September 9, 2016 Zika Vaccines - Candidate vaccines for Zika virus are nearing the human clinical trial phase.
September 8, 2016 Neolithic Woodworking - The discovery of ancient wooden wells in Germany reveals that Neolithic woodworking was more sophisticated than previously believed.
September 7, 2016 Caffeine Genetics - A gene variant makes some people feel a buzz from very little caffeine.
September 6, 2016 Stopping Fibrosis - Understanding the mechanism behind fibrosis could lead to new ways to prevent organ failure.
September 5, 2016 Gambling Wolves & Dogs - Does their divergent evolution affect risk-taking behavior in dogs and wolves?
September 2, 2016 Dog Speech Perception - Both dogs and people use the left hemisphere of their brains the process words and the right to process intonation.
September 1, 2016 Bird Migration & Climate Change - Climate change could be leading to food shortages for migrating birds.