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Biologists deciphering complex lemur scent language
...ed for the biological eccentricities of its exotic denizens
http://www.duke.edu/web/primate/FlashFiles/dukeNew19.html . Preparations for battle begin when male combatants load their "weapons" vigorously rubbing their tails against their shoulders and between their wrists, infusing the fur with scent f...
Researchers discover how worms' noses sense oxygen
...ang Lu, it has speeded behavioral studies of these denizens
of the soil and served as a prototype for further nematode studies. By knocking out several genes coding for parts of the guanylate cyclase enzyme, they were able to show that this enzyme was acting as an oxygen detector, primarily steering worms awa...