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This frog has lungs that act like noise-canceling headphones

Added: 05.03.2021 17:26 | 8 views | 0 comments

To succeed in mating, many male frogs sit in one place and call to their potential mates. But how do females pinpoint a perfect mate among all the background noise of other frogs? Now, researchers have found that they do it thanks to a set of lungs that reduce their eardrum's sensitivity to environmental noise, making it easier to zero in on the calls of males.

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Nature: New compound for male contraceptive pill

Added: 04.03.2021 20:18 | 9 views | 0 comments

In a new article spells out an innovative strategy that has led to the discovery of a natural compound as a safe, effective and reversible male contraceptive agent in pre-clinical animal models. Despite tremendous efforts over the past decades, the progress in developing non-hormonal male contraceptives has been very limited.

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Male lyrebirds imitate a flock of birds to scare females into mating

Added: 04.03.2021 18:16 | 2 views | 0 comments

Birds threatened by a predator often call out to encourage other birds to make noise and fly about, repelling the attacker as part of a “mobbing flock”. Now it seems male lyrebirds imitate this sound to scare females into mating

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Female gannets go the extra mile to feed chicks

Added: 04.03.2021 17:53 | 16 views | 0 comments

Female gannets travel further than male gannets to find fish for their chicks in some years but not others, new research shows.

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US suspends tariffs on single malt Scotch whisky

Added: 04.03.2021 12:02 | 31 views | 0 comments

The suspension, which includes other goods, covers tariffs that were imposed in a row over Airbus subsidies.

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Tom Felton Shares Behind-the-Scenes Harry Potter Secrets While Watching Film for the First Time

Added: 03.03.2021 8:30 | 33 views | 0 comments

Draco Malfoy, Tom Felton, Harry PotterSomehow, there's a person out there who's never seen the first Harry Potter film, and even more surprisingly, that person starred in the actual film. Tom Felton, who played Draco...

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Eritrean troops killed 'hundreds' in Ethiopia massacre, Amnesty claims

Added: 03.03.2021 7:16 | 4 views | 0 comments

An elderly woman who fled from the town of Shire to the city of Axum to seek safety, but was then wounded in the jaw during an attack on the city - AP Hundreds of civilians in Ethiopia’s war torn Tigray region were methodically hunted down and killed by soldiers from neighbouring Eritrea, a damning new report has revealed. Amnesty International claims that Eritrean soldiers converged on residential areas of Axum on November 28, with orders to immediately gun down males of fighting age. Knocking on doors and breaking down others, scores were killed in front of their families, the human rights group alleges. Soldiers also targeted those they encountered as they rode through the city’s streets...

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Go Inside Chris Martin and Dakota Johnson's $12.5 Million Malibu Mansion

Added: 02.03.2021 17:24 | 21 views | 0 comments

Chris Martin, Dakota Johnson, Malibu House, Real EstateDakota Johnson and Chris Martin just took their relationship to the next level! The couple, who first sparked romance rumors in late 2017, officially moved in together, a source confirmed...

MSC Seaside to make European debut in May

Added: 02.03.2021 9:10 | 26 views | 0 comments

MSC Seaside will be performing a new itinerary featuring seven-night cruises calling Genoa, Valetta in Malta and Civitavecchia with two first time ports of call – Siracusa in Sicily and Taranto in Puglia.

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