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Content: Volume 9, Issue 3

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How mixed-breed dogs resolve the “horoscopes” surrounding dog breeds

Very little in genetics is determinate—least of all, behavior. Behaviors are dynamic processes by which animals respond to their environment to survive, and evolution can shape genes affecting behavior over generations. Genetic selection may be even more dramatic in domestic animals due to human influence... click to read more

  • Kathleen Morrill | PhD student at University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School
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published on Aug 28, 2023
How do people see, simplify, and solve problems?

Everyday life often gives us new problems to solve. For example, imagine flying back from a relaxing vacation and your return trip includes a layover in a new city. You’ve just landed at your connecting destination but learn that the next flight has been canceled.... click to read more

  • Mark Ho | Assistant Professor at Stevens Institute of Technology
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published on Aug 25, 2023
Three’s a crowd: group interactions in the real-world data, and how to find them

Time flies when you're having fun. But what if you could capture that flight of time and analyze it for patterns and trends? That's where time series data comes in. It's like a time capsule, capturing changes and patterns in various phenomena over time. Think... click to read more

  • Andrea Santoro | Post-doctoral Researcher at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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published on Aug 23, 2023
Life after logging: the tale of recovering tropical forests

Tropical forests are incredibly important to the planet. They harbour vast amounts of biodiversity, and they store a large proportion of the Earth’s carbon. Tropical forests are, however, changing due to human activities, and human-modified forests are now more widespread than pristine old-growth forests in... click to read more

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published on Aug 21, 2023
The diurnal habits of a long-gone Tibetan Owl

The daytime evolutionary history of owl has largely been hidden and not studied in depth before due to the lack of definite fossil evidence. Here, we found a new fossil owl skeleton embedded in more than six-million-year-old red clay deposited during the late Miocene Epoch... click to read more

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published on Aug 18, 2023