coproID gets the poop on source of fossilized feces

If you were studying the diet of ancient humans, it certainly wouldn't help if you got their preserved feces confused with those of their dogs. A new analytical system system known as coproID is designed to keep that from happening.

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Atom bomb isotopes reveal true age of whale sharks for the first time

A new study has demonstrated how the atomic bomb tests from the Cold War era could help fill in some of the blanks for marine biologists, with scientists using nuclear isotopes to measure the age of the whale shark for the first time.

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American robins head north sooner due to Arctic snow melting earlier

Climate change threatens to shake up the lifestyles of many animals around the world and a new study involving GPS-tagged birds has revealed that for the American robin these wheels are already very much in motion.

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