Monkey study suggests that they, like humans, may have 'self-domesticated'
Asif Ghazanfar led a team of scientists who determined that changing an infant monkey's verbal development also changed a physical marker of domesticity: a patch of white fur on its forehead. This is the first study linking the degree of a social trait with the size of a physical sign of domestication, in any species.
light and life
Credit: Christopher Auger-Dominguez
Bats save energy by reducing energetically costly immune functions during annual migration
relevant for zoonoses including covid, hence biomedical of sorts.
Researchers develop framework to identify health impacts of self-driving vehicles
Loving the use of the word "impacts" in that title.
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Have some blue fluorescent tardigrades