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  1. African elephant genome suggests they are superior smellersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | Science Daily

    Sense of smell is critical for survival in many mammals. In a new study, researchers examined the olfactory receptor repertoire encoded in 13 mammalian species and found that African elephants have the largest number of OR genes ever characterized; more than twice that found in dogs, and five times more than in humans.

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  2. African elephant genome suggests they are superior smellersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | Science Daily

    Sense of smell is critical for survival in many mammals. In a new study, researchers examined the olfactory receptor repertoire encoded in 13 mammalian species and found that African elephants have the largest number of OR genes ever characterized; more than twice that found in dogs, and five times more than in humans.

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  3. Meerkats' Sinister Side Is Secret to Their Success, Study ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2011 | Science Daily

    The darker side of meerkats -- which sees them prevent their daughters from breeding, and kill their grandchildren -- is explained in a new study.

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  4. Process to purify water using seed extracts now simplifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | Science Daily

    Researchers have streamlined and simplified a process that uses extracts from seeds of Moringa oleifa trees to purify water, reducing levels of harmful bacteria by 90 percent to 99 percent.

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  5. Dog food goes gourmet: Nine emerging trends in pet foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | Science Daily

    Four out of five pet owners now consider their pet a member of the family, and consumers are shifting their priorities when it comes to purchasing food for their pets accordingly.

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  6. Mammals metabolize some pesticides to limit their biomagnificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | Science Daily

    The concentrations of many historically used, and now widely banned, pesticides and other toxic chemicals -- called legacy contaminants -- can become magnified in an animal that eats contaminated food.

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  7. Insights into birds' migration routesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | Science Daily

    By tracking hybrids between songbird species, investigators have found that migration routes are under genetic control and could be preventing interbreeding.

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  8. Refined biological evolution model proposedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | Science Daily

    Models for the evolution of life try to clarify the long term dynamics of an evolving system of species.

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  9. Refined biological evolution model proposedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | Science Daily

    Models for the evolution of life try to clarify the long term dynamics of an evolving system of species.

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