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The Secret to Dinosaur Hip Shape

samedi 20 octobre 2018 par Brian Switek — The Sciences, Evolution
A new analysis asks whether eating plants or different ways of breathing influenced the shape of dinosaur hips -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Saber-toothed Cats May Have Roared like Lions

samedi 20 octobre 2018 par John Pickrell — The Sciences, Evolution
Small throat bones from the prehistoric feline Smilodon suggest it used fearsome vocalizations to communicate -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Wild Songbirds Can Pick Up New Tunes

vendredi 19 octobre 2018 par Jason G. Goldman — The Sciences, Biology, Evolution
Researchers taught two dozen wild sparrows new songs, by playing them the recordings of sparrows that live thousands of miles away. Jason G. Goldman reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Healthcare Let Neanderthals 'Punch Above Their Weight'

jeudi 18 octobre 2018 par Christopher Intagliata — Mind, Behavior & Society, Cognition, The Sciences, Biology, Evolution
By caring for the sick and injured, Neanderthals were able to expand into more dangerous environments and pursue more deadly prey. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Health Care Let Neandertals "Punch above Their Weight"

jeudi 18 octobre 2018 par Christopher Intagliata — Mind, Behavior & Society, Cognition, The Sciences, Biology, Evolution
By caring for their sick and injured, Neandertals were able to expand into more dangerous environments and pursue more deadly prey. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Why Diving Tectonic Plates Get Stuck 400 Miles beneath Earth's Surface

samedi 13 octobre 2018 par Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience — EARTH, The Sciences, Evolution
The hitch, likely only a temporary one, could be linked to certain volcanic features -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Dinosaur Highlights a Jurassic Mystery

samedi 13 octobre 2018 par Brian Switek — The Sciences, Evolution
A new study of Sarahsaurus revises what paleontologists thought about how long-necked herbivores showed up in North America -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Solar Eclipse Was a Buzzkill for Bees

samedi 13 octobre 2018 par Christopher Intagliata — Sustainability, EARTH, Environment, The Sciences, Biology, Evolution
Bees suddenly fell silent when the sun disappeared during last year's solar eclipse—perhaps because they were tricked into night mode. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Solar Eclipse Was Buzzkill for Bees

samedi 13 octobre 2018 par Christopher Intagliata — Sustainability, EARTH, Environment, The Sciences, Biology, Evolution
Bees suddenly fell silent when the sun disappeared during last year's solar eclipse—perhaps because they were tricked into night mode. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Mom's Genes Make Some Giraffes Hard to Spot

jeudi 11 octobre 2018 par Christopher Intagliata — Sustainability, Conservation, The Sciences, Biology, Evolution
Baby giraffes inherit aspects of their mothers' patterning—which could give them a survival advantage if good camouflage runs in the family. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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