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Monkeys can be as self-domesticated as humans, studies suggest

New research suggests that monkeys, like humans, may be engaged in the process of self-adaptation, altering their own evolutionary and physiological pathways through the way they interact with each other. It has long been recognized that animal rearing promotes certain physical features that are not found in their wild counterparts. …

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Beetle armor gives the key to hard planes

NEW YORK (AP) – It’s a beetle that can withstand bird droppings, animal rocks and be rolled by a Toyota Camry. Now scientists are studying what the crush-resistant shell of a bug can teach them about the formation of strong planes and buildings. “This beetle is very tough,” said Pablo …

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