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The Globe and Mail
Mama or papa? Experts explain science behind babies’ first wordsintent, and that doesn’t typically happen until after 12 months of age, says de
Mama or papa? Experts explain science behind babies’ first words
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
intent, and that doesn’t typically happen until after 12 months of age, says developmental psychologist Janet Werker of the University of British Columbia, who heads the school’s Infant Studies Centre. UBC researcher Jenn Campbell cites a study... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Carl Jones named winner of 2016 Indianapolis Prize for work in saving species from extinctionconsumers. Safina was also a Finalist for the 2010 and 2014 Indianapolis Prize.
Carl Jones named winner of 2016 Indianapolis Prize for work in saving species from extinction
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 5 hours ago
consumers. Safina was also a Finalist for the 2010 and 2014 Indianapolis Prize. Amanda Vincent, Ph.D.: (Project Seahorse, University of British Columbia) Among the first to study seahorses underwater, Dr. Vincent helped put the world’s 47 species... Read more
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Capital City Weekly
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaperan honors BFA in Art & French from the University of Western Ontario (London, C
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaper
Capital City Weekly / Posted 5 hours ago
an honors BFA in Art & French from the University of Western Ontario (London, Canada) and a B.Ed. in Art Education from the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, BC). She has lived in Alaska since 1998 and was a secondary art educator with the... Read more
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Pleasanton Weekly
Pleasanton 'Teacher of Year' wants students to find joy in exercisefor girls, and I wanted to make a difference." She started by getting degrees
Pleasanton 'Teacher of Year' wants students to find joy in exercise
Pleasanton Weekly / Posted 8 hours ago
for girls, and I wanted to make a difference." She started by getting degrees in physical education and education from the University of British Columbia, later earning her master's degree in health and human performance from Central Washington... Read more
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PhysOrg
Stickleback fish adapt their vision in the blink of an eyeUniversity of British Columbia researchers say sticklebacks adapted their visio
Stickleback fish adapt their vision in the blink of an eye
PhysOrg / Posted 9 hours ago
University of British Columbia researchers say sticklebacks adapted their vision to new freshwater environments in less than 10,000 years. Credit: Thor Veen Stickleback fish are able to adapt their vision to new environments in less than 10,000... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Justin Trudeau’s true tests are still to comeillness and needless suffering because they can’t afford the rising price of dr
Justin Trudeau’s true tests are still to come
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 10 hours ago
illness and needless suffering because they can’t afford the rising price of drugs. There is no need for this. A recent University of British Columbia study found that not only would national pharmacare ensure that all Canadians have access to... Read more
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express
Modern day Noah who saved endangered creatures gets conservation’s 'Nobel Prize'of six international finalists from institutions including Colorado State Unive
Modern day Noah who saved endangered creatures gets conservation’s 'Nobel Prize'
express / Posted 10 hours ago
of six international finalists from institutions including Colorado State University, the University of Washington and the University of British Columbia. Michael Crowther, president and chief executive of the Indianapolis Zoological Society,... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Pine beetles not responsible for wildfires, research showsneeds more time to review it before commenting. Lori Daniels, a forest-fire ex
Pine beetles not responsible for wildfires, research shows
The Globe and Mail / Posted 23 hours ago
needs more time to review it before commenting. Lori Daniels, a forest-fire expert with the Tree-Ring Lab at the University of British Columbia, cautioned that the U.S. study may not be directly applicable to British Columbia. “I think... Read more
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Gamasutra
Riot's path to building a collegiate eSports programschools. The biggest fundamental challenge though, Sherman says, is helping st
Riot's path to building a collegiate eSports program
Gamasutra / Posted yesterday
schools. The biggest fundamental challenge though, Sherman says, is helping students just get support from their school. “University of British Columbia and Robert Morris were kind of an anomaly,” he says, referring to the two uLoL finalist... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Community-based social groups could support people with early-onset dementiato stay at home longer." Phinney's research is funded by the Alzheimer's Socie
Community-based social groups could support people with early-onset dementia
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
to stay at home longer." Phinney's research is funded by the Alzheimer's Society of Canada. Its next stage will examine a more traditional adult day program for older people, including some living with dementia. University of Britis... Read more
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The Tyee
That Time Vancouver Led the World in Housing Insightof the most important meetings ever held by the United Nations." At the time a
That Time Vancouver Led the World in Housing Insight
The Tyee / Posted yesterday
of the most important meetings ever held by the United Nations." At the time a 25-year-old architecture student at the University of British Columbia, Gurstein volunteered to report on the UN's inaugural conference on human settlements --... Read more
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Toronto Star
Industry sees the climate change train coming, hops aboardThe association is eyeing wood laminate buildings as tall as 18 storeys planned
Industry sees the climate change train coming, hops aboard
Toronto Star / Posted yesterday
The association is eyeing wood laminate buildings as tall as 18 storeys planned for the University of British Columbia or a 13-storey “timber tower” in Quebec City. These wood laminate buildings would store carbon and leave a much smaller footprint... Read more
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The Record
Forest industry promises GHG cuts, seeks helpis also re-introducing taller wood structure buildings, including construction
Forest industry promises GHG cuts, seeks help
The Record / Posted yesterday
is also re-introducing taller wood structure buildings, including construction of an 18-story residence at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and a 13-story building in Quebec City. The association argues that wood laminate... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Forest industry promises GHG cuts, seeks helpis also re-introducing taller wood structure buildings, including construction
Forest industry promises GHG cuts, seeks help
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 2 days ago
is also re-introducing taller wood structure buildings, including construction of an 18-story residence at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and a 13-story building in Quebec City. The association argues that wood laminate... Read more
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examiner.com
Cardinals sign Bouka from DinosHuskies 37-29 in the Canada West semi-finals, they played poorly as a defensive
Cardinals sign Bouka from Dinos
examiner.com / Posted 2 days ago
Huskies 37-29 in the Canada West semi-finals, they played poorly as a defensive unit in their 34-26 loss to the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds in the 2015 Hardy Cup on November 14. In the game, the Thunderbirds had 374 yards... Read more
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Dundas Star News
Forest industry promises GHG cuts, seeks helpis also re-introducing taller wood structure buildings, including construction
Forest industry promises GHG cuts, seeks help
Dundas Star News / Posted 2 days ago
is also re-introducing taller wood structure buildings, including construction of an 18-story residence at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and a 13-story building in Quebec City. The association argues that wood laminate... Read more
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Business Wire
Atreca Expands Leadership Team, Appoints Accomplished Cancer Immunotherapy Researcher and Drug Developer Norman M. Greenberg, Ph.D., as Chief Scientific Officerin Microbiology and Immunology from the University of Toronto and his Ph.D. deg
Atreca Expands Leadership Team, Appoints Accomplished Cancer Immunotherapy Researcher and Drug Developer Norman M. Greenberg, Ph.D., as Chief Scientific Officer
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
in Microbiology and Immunology from the University of Toronto and his Ph.D. degree in Microbiology and Immunology from the University of British Columbia. Dr. Greenberg stated, “I am very excited to join the dedicated and highly talented... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Two men charged after alleged sexual assault at University of British ColumbiaVANCOUVER -- Two men have been charged in connection with an alleged sexual ass
Two men charged after alleged sexual assault at University of British Columbia
Calgary Sun / Posted 3 days ago
VANCOUVER -- Two men have been charged in connection with an alleged sexual assault on the University of British Columbia campus. The charges come after University RCMP responded to a report of a break and enter at a home in a residential... Read more
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CTV News
Two men charged after alleged sexual assault at UBCVANCOUVER - Two men have been charged in connection with allegations of sexual
Two men charged after alleged sexual assault at UBC
CTV News / Posted 3 days ago
VANCOUVER - Two men have been charged in connection with allegations of sexual assault on the University of British Columbia campus. The charges come after University RCMP responded to a report of a break and enter at a home in a residential... Read more
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Toronto Star
Can you hug your dog? Yes, but ...science behind the design: They are cursorial animals, which means that they ha
Can you hug your dog? Yes, but ...
Toronto Star / Posted 3 days ago
science behind the design: They are cursorial animals, which means that they have adapted to run as their first line of defence, said Stanley Coren, a psychology professor emeritus at the University of British Columbia and a dog-trainin... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Dogs don't like hugs, according to a new studygive the owner but, new research suggests those hugs might be stressing dogs ou
Dogs don't like hugs, according to a new study
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 3 days ago
give the owner but, new research suggests those hugs might be stressing dogs out. Dr. Stanley Coren, a professor at the University of British Columbia, penned a article for Psychology Today that suggests hugging your dog increases its stress... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Dogs don't like hugs, according to a new studygive the owner but, new research suggests those hugs might be stressing dogs ou
Dogs don't like hugs, according to a new study
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 3 days ago
give the owner but, new research suggests those hugs might be stressing dogs out. Dr. Stanley Coren, a professor at the University of British Columbia, penned a article for Psychology Today that suggests hugging your dog increases its stress... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Dogs don't like hugs, according to a new studygive the owner but, new research suggests those hugs might be stressing dogs ou
Dogs don't like hugs, according to a new study
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
give the owner but, new research suggests those hugs might be stressing dogs out. Dr. Stanley Coren, a professor at the University of British Columbia, penned a article for Psychology Today that suggests hugging your dog increases its stress... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Dogs don't like hugs, according to a new studygive the owner but, new research suggests those hugs might be stressing dogs ou
Dogs don't like hugs, according to a new study
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 3 days ago
give the owner but, new research suggests those hugs might be stressing dogs out. Dr. Stanley Coren, a professor at the University of British Columbia, penned a article for Psychology Today that suggests hugging your dog increases its stress... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Dogs don't like hugs, according to a new studygive the owner but, new research suggests those hugs might be stressing dogs ou
Dogs don't like hugs, according to a new study
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
give the owner but, new research suggests those hugs might be stressing dogs out. Dr. Stanley Coren, a professor at the University of British Columbia, penned a article for Psychology Today that suggests hugging your dog increases its stress... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Dogs don't like hugs, according to a new studygive the owner but, new research suggests those hugs might be stressing dogs ou
Dogs don't like hugs, according to a new study
Hawaii News Now / Posted 3 days ago
give the owner but, new research suggests those hugs might be stressing dogs out. Dr. Stanley Coren, a professor at the University of British Columbia, penned a article for Psychology Today that suggests hugging your dog increases its stress... Read more
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WALB Albany
Dogs don't like hugs, according to a new studygive the owner but, new research suggests those hugs might be stressing dogs ou
Dogs don't like hugs, according to a new study
WALB Albany / Posted 3 days ago
give the owner but, new research suggests those hugs might be stressing dogs out. Dr. Stanley Coren, a professor at the University of British Columbia, penned a article for Psychology Today that suggests hugging your dog increases its stress... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Dogs don't like hugs, according to a new studygive the owner but, new research suggests those hugs might be stressing dogs ou
Dogs don't like hugs, according to a new study
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 3 days ago
give the owner but, new research suggests those hugs might be stressing dogs out. Dr. Stanley Coren, a professor at the University of British Columbia, penned a article for Psychology Today that suggests hugging your dog increases its stress... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Dogs don't like hugs, according to a new studygive the owner but, new research suggests those hugs might be stressing dogs ou
Dogs don't like hugs, according to a new study
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 3 days ago
give the owner but, new research suggests those hugs might be stressing dogs out. Dr. Stanley Coren, a professor at the University of British Columbia, penned a article for Psychology Today that suggests hugging your dog increases its stress... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Dogs don't like hugs, according to a new studygive the owner but, new research suggests those hugs might be stressing dogs ou
Dogs don't like hugs, according to a new study
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 3 days ago
give the owner but, new research suggests those hugs might be stressing dogs out. Dr. Stanley Coren, a professor at the University of British Columbia, penned a article for Psychology Today that suggests hugging your dog increases its stress... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Dogs don't like hugs, according to a new studygive the owner but, new research suggests those hugs might be stressing dogs ou
Dogs don't like hugs, according to a new study
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 3 days ago
give the owner but, new research suggests those hugs might be stressing dogs out. Dr. Stanley Coren, a professor at the University of British Columbia, penned a article for Psychology Today that suggests hugging your dog increases its stress... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Dogs don't like hugs, according to a new studygive the owner but, new research suggests those hugs might be stressing dogs ou
Dogs don't like hugs, according to a new study
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
give the owner but, new research suggests those hugs might be stressing dogs out. Dr. Stanley Coren, a professor at the University of British Columbia, penned a article for Psychology Today that suggests hugging your dog increases its stress... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Dogs don't like hugs, according to a new studygive the owner but, new research suggests those hugs might be stressing dogs ou
Dogs don't like hugs, according to a new study
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
give the owner but, new research suggests those hugs might be stressing dogs out. Dr. Stanley Coren, a professor at the University of British Columbia, penned a article for Psychology Today that suggests hugging your dog increases its stress... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Dogs don't like hugs, according to a new studygive the owner but, new research suggests those hugs might be stressing dogs ou
Dogs don't like hugs, according to a new study
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 3 days ago
give the owner but, new research suggests those hugs might be stressing dogs out. Dr. Stanley Coren, a professor at the University of British Columbia, penned a article for Psychology Today that suggests hugging your dog increases its stress... Read more
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Calgary Sun
The price we won't payto terrorist organizations. They’re not going to spend it on candy,” insists Wi
The price we won't pay
Calgary Sun / Posted 3 days ago
to terrorist organizations. They’re not going to spend it on candy,” insists Will Plowright, a political scientist at the University of British Columbia who researches armed groups in conflict zones. “Is it OK to make people less safe in their... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Your dog doesn't like your hugsmay be doing more harm than good, according to one expert. Dr. Stanley Coren,
Your dog doesn't like your hugs
The Oklahoman / Posted 4 days ago
may be doing more harm than good, according to one expert. Dr. Stanley Coren, a professor emeritus in psychology at the University of British Columbia, writes in a Psychology Today blog post that hugging a dog actually increases the dog's stress... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Calgary Dinos prepare for life after Buckleyis Harris’ first full off-season in charge of the program, because former head
Calgary Dinos prepare for life after Buckley
Calgary Sun / Posted 4 days ago
is Harris’ first full off-season in charge of the program, because former head coach Blake Nill skipped town for the University of British Columbia head coaching job a couple weeks after the end of the 2014 season. “Last year, we were... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Is the cage-free egg trend really just a shell game?matters is the philosophy underpinning the science, says David Fraser, a profes
Is the cage-free egg trend really just a shell game?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
matters is the philosophy underpinning the science, says David Fraser, a professor of animal welfare at the University of British Columbia. Some researchers consider animals’ health and production the main indicators. Others focus... Read more
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iol.co.za
How optimism eases anxietyscientists have shown that people who are more self-focused experience greater
How optimism eases anxiety
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
scientists have shown that people who are more self-focused experience greater levels of anxiety. Two psychologists at the University of British Columbia recently decided to test whether acts of kindness, already shown by researchers to increase a... Read more
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Daily Mail
The origins of oldest crystal on Earth revealedup like present day Venus,' said Mark Jellinek, a professor in the Department o
The origins of oldest crystal on Earth revealed
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
up like present day Venus,' said Mark Jellinek, a professor in the Department of Earth, Ocean & Atmospheric Sciences at the University of British Columbia. 'A key difference that can tip the balance, however, may be differing extents of impact... Read more
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Daily Mail
Should you hug your dog? Expert claims controversial study is WRONGdo after a bath to get rid of water. In the study, Dr Stanley Coren, a canine
Should you hug your dog? Expert claims controversial study is WRONG
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
do after a bath to get rid of water. In the study, Dr Stanley Coren, a canine expert and professor of psychology at the University of British Columbia examined 250 dogs being hugged by adults and children and analysed them for signs of... Read more
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New York Post
Dogs really don’t like to be huggedDogs might be man’s best friend, but that doesn’t mean they’re into cuddling. A
Dogs really don’t like to be hugged
New York Post / Posted 6 days ago
Dogs might be man’s best friend, but that doesn’t mean they’re into cuddling. According to a new study from the University of British Columbia, they despise being hugged by humans. A hug can be perceived by dogs as a trap or a cage, according to... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Why your dog hates to be huggedstress. "The internet is filled with pictures of happy owners hugging stressed
Why your dog hates to be hugged
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 6 days ago
stress. "The internet is filled with pictures of happy owners hugging stressed dogs", said professor Stanley Coren of the University of British Columbia. He also says that dogs evolved so that their main means of defense is to run away. And what... Read more
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CBC.ca
Social media needs eyeballs to make money, but also needs to be useful: Don PittisFederal Reserve agrees with my neighbour, according to Peter Reiner, professor
Social media needs eyeballs to make money, but also needs to be useful: Don Pittis
CBC.ca / Posted 6 days ago
Federal Reserve agrees with my neighbour, according to Peter Reiner, professor at the National Core for Neuroethics at the University of British Columbia. The decline of bowling — once an activity for the young and dynamic — is part of an overall... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Bennington College artist-in-residence Jacqueline Mabey presents feminist pedagogy exhibitof post-secondary education in art history and cultural studies at Wilfrid Laur
Bennington College artist-in-residence Jacqueline Mabey presents feminist pedagogy exhibit
Bennington Banner / Posted 6 days ago
of post-secondary education in art history and cultural studies at Wilfrid Laurier University, McGill University, and The University of British Columbia, according to failprojects.net. Mabey typically "parachutes into a place," as she stated... Read more
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iol.co.za
Do cuddle up with your dogthe magazine Psychology Today by a single researcher. “This is a set of casual
Do cuddle up with your dog
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
the magazine Psychology Today by a single researcher. “This is a set of casual observations,” Stanley Coren, the retired University of British Columbia professor who penned the column, told The Post. He reiterated that his data collection wasn't... Read more
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FOX News
Women less likely than men to get cardiac rehabwas surprising to see that even if they enroll their adherence is less than tha
Women less likely than men to get cardiac rehab
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
was surprising to see that even if they enroll their adherence is less than that of men," said Dr. Karin H. Humphries from University of British Columbia in Vancouver, who co-authored a related editorial. "A roughly 4 percent difference in... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Women less likely than men to get cardiac rehabit was surprising to see that even if they enroll their adherence is less than
Women less likely than men to get cardiac rehab
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 days ago
it was surprising to see that even if they enroll their adherence is less than that of men,” said Dr Karin H Humphries from University of British Columbia in Vancouver, who co-authored a related editorial. “A roughly four percent difference in... Read more
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New Kerala
Male peacocks shake feathers to charm females - newkerala.com #55491team of scientists to characterise the dynamics of this behaviour," said one of
Male peacocks shake feathers to charm females - newkerala.com #55491
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
team of scientists to characterise the dynamics of this behaviour," said one of the researchers Suzanne Kane from the University of British Columbia in Canada. For results, the researchers used high-speed video to analyse the "train-rattling"... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
How peacocks shake their tail feathers revealedago, but researchers have never fully understood how the biomechanics work. So
How peacocks shake their tail feathers revealed
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
ago, but researchers have never fully understood how the biomechanics work. So the team, led by Dr Roslyn Dakin from the University of British Columbia, Canada, studied the mating dance, in which the male shakes dozens of train feathers — each up... Read more
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