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Article ID: 713034

Organic animal farms benefit birds nesting in agricultural environments

University of Helsinki

The abundance of bird species living in agricultural environments has decreased both in Finland and elsewhere in Europe.

Released:
16-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 713025

Archaeological discovery upends a piece of Barbados history

Simon Fraser University

Which came first, the pigs or the pioneers? In Barbados, that has been a historical mystery ever since the first English colonists arrived on the island in 1627 to encounter what they thought was a herd of wild European pigs.

Released:
16-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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    16-May-2019 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 712643

Mutation makes bulldogs and Norwich terriers more susceptible to breathing problems

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The discovery of a new mutation associated with breathing difficulties in popular dog breeds suggests that shortened skulls causing flat faces is not the only factor that contributes to the condition

Released:
9-May-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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    16-May-2019 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 712223

Antibiotics, Taken Strategically, Could Actually Help Defeat Antibiotic Resistance

Georgia Institute of Technology

Those same antibiotics driving antibiotic resistance could also help defeat it if used with the right strategy. Making it work would require companion health strategies like staying home from work when carrying resistant bacteria.

Released:
10-May-2019 5:00 AM EDT
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    15-May-2019 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 712589

Do You Trust Politicians? Depends on How You Define Trust

Michigan State University

There’s more to trust than credence and faith, especially as it comes to politics. Research from Michigan State University and North Carolina State University presents new evidence to suggest that there are more layers to political trust than the public – and politicians themselves – previously thought.

Released:
8-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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    15-May-2019 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 712666

Young Adults Distressed by Labels of Narcissism, Entitlement

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Regardless of labels’ accuracy, new findings reveal their unpleasant effects

Released:
9-May-2019 3:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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    15-May-2019 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 712665

Captive Chimpanzees Spontaneously Use Tools to Excavate Underground Food

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Chimps’ ability to work out how to excavate underground food with tools may indicate how ancient hominins did likewise

Released:
9-May-2019 3:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 712875

Researchers Identify Faster, More Effective Drug Combination Regimens to Treat Tuberculosis

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

Researchers use an innovative method to quickly identify three- or four-drug combinations among billions of possible combinations of drugs and doses that work up to five times faster than the currently available standard treatment for TB.

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14-May-2019 4:30 PM EDT
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14-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT

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Article ID: 712114

Egg yolk precursor protein regulates mosquitos’ attraction to humans

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Feeding mosquitoes sugar makes them less attracted to humans, a response that is regulated by the protein vitellogenin, according to a study

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30-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT

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