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Pigeons pick their leader based on SPEED: The front-runner in a flock is chosen based on how fast they flew on previous journeys
University of Oxford scientists studied flock dynamics of homing pigeons (pictured), to find that a bird’s leadership could be predicted by its speed on previous flights. —> Read More
New Caledonian humpback whales stop for days on end at underwater mountains when they migrate between breeding and feeding grounds. Why do they do this?
An inside look at the dust-analyzing instrument that will fly on NASA’s upcoming mission to the ocean-harboring Jupiter moon. —> Read More
Has the mystery of the dyson sphere star been solved? Nasa researchers say strange readings from KIC 8462852 was ‘probably’ caused by a swarm of COMETS
Nasa researchers say that a series of bizarre readings from a star called KIC 8462852 may have actually been a ‘family of comets traveling on a very long, eccentric orbit around the star’ —> Read More
A multinational team of scientists led by Tufts University biologists has succeeded in inducing a species of planarian, Girardia dorotocephala, to grow heads and brains characteristic of other species of planaria (Schmidtea mediterranea, Dugesia japonica, and Polycelis felina) without altering genomic sequence. “It is commonly thought that the sequence and structure of chromatin – material [...] —> Read More
Blue Origin has beaten SpaceX in the race to build a rocket that can launch and then return to the Earth. The firm, which is owned by Amazon founder J… —> Read More
Ancient Puebloans even shared scarce food with birds —> Read More
Astronomers in Chile have discovered how star VYCanis Majoris can shed large chunks of its mass.
They have found that the dust surrounding Canis is made up of exceptionally large grains, —> Read More
STIRLING, England, Nov. 25 (UPI) — New findings by scientists in England and Spain show some fish species may experience “emotional fever,” indicating sentience. —> Read More