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Kangaroo hops in line for genome sequencing
...of Australia's best-known animals: a member of the kangaroo
family known as the tammar wallaby. "This scienti...vital to human health and development. The type of kangaroo
chosen for sequencing is the tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii), a relatively small member of the kan...
Kangaroo, platypus are not related after all; Duke scientists refute current molecular method of classifying mammals
...hod that links disparate animals (hippo and whale, kangaroo
and platypus) is statistically unreliable when it ...supionta hypothesis, which places the platypus and kangaroo
together. This controversy has lasted for more than two centuries since the discovery that the platy...
Unearthing the secrets of human skeletal remains
...l indication of different vegetation for the three kangaroo
gravesites, but it varies between them, as I chose...e definitive findings will become available as the kangaroo
and pig remains decay further. Ms Powell also plans to respectfully bury some human cadavers in a c...
Past climate change effects on mammals may mirror global warming impact
...ammals was substantially altered, with arid-loving kangaroo
rats becoming the dominant species. Grayson's ...te moderated in the late Holocene. Two species of kangaroo
rats, which were not abundant earlier, thrived in the warmer, drier conditions and their remains bec...
Clusters, Computers And The Human Brain
...bjects. For example, a child who has never seen a kangaroo
or a bicycle, and is exposed to hundreds of different pictures of each, will eventually figure out that the pictures represent two types of objects -- in other words, that the pictures form two "clusters," one of kangaroos and the other of bicycles. ...
SFSU Biologist Deciphers Desert Animals' Whistles And Drumbeats
SAN FRANCISCO--When a kangaroo
rat encounters a threatening snake, he launches in...ing in response to a stalking snake or fox. Unlike kangaroo
rats, their motives are altruistic. The gerbils live in tight, cooperative family groups, and adults...