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Scientists uncover genetic similarities among species that use sound to navigate

Insect-eating bats navigate effortlessly in the dark and dolphins and killer whales gobble up prey in murky waters thanks in part to specific changes in a set of 18 genes involved in the development of the cochlear ganglion — a group of nerves that transmit sound from the ear to the brain, according to a new study.

Uncategorized

Scientists uncover genetic similarities among species that use sound to navigate

Insect-eating bats navigate effortlessly in the dark and dolphins and killer whales gobble up prey in murky waters thanks in part to specific changes in a set of 18 genes involved in the development of the cochlear ganglion — a group of nerves that transmit sound from the ear to the brain, according to a new study.

Uncategorized

Scientists uncover genetic similarities among species that use sound to navigate

Insect-eating bats navigate effortlessly in the dark and dolphins and killer whales gobble up prey in murky waters thanks in part to specific changes in a set of 18 genes involved in the development of the cochlear ganglion — a group of nerves that transmit sound from the ear to the brain, according to a new study.

Healthy Eating

What's so healthy about nuts?

Nuts have a lot going for them. They’re nutritious, portable and delicious. It’s no wonder they’re such popular snacks, especially among those who eat for better health. Because they are naturally gluten- and grain-free, they can be snack for those…

What's so healthy about nuts?

Nuts have a lot going for them. They’re nutritious, portable and delicious. It’s no wonder they’re such popular snacks, especially among those who eat for better health. Because they are naturally gluten- and grain-free, they can be snack for those…

The truth about fish oil

In the United States, sales of fish oil, commonly sold as the nutritional supplement omega-3 fatty acids, reached $2.25 billion in 2014. Touted for its ability to do just about everything but leap tall buildings, fish oil has become one…

How to help your cat lose weight

There’s perhaps nothing cuter than a chubby kitty, but unfortunately, that extra weight is keeping your cat from living her best life. Obesity in cats can lead to diabetes, arthritis and liver problems — just to name a few. Researchers…

Why do cats love paper and plastic so much?

Cats are curious little creatures. As the only domesticated species in the family Felidae, the domestic cat has a mixed reputation — everything from aloof to love bug. We humans are never quite sure if our cats truly love us…

Who says jerky has to be beef?

If you’ve ever taken a cross-country road trip or loaded up your hiking gear with long-lasting snacks, it’s likely you included dried beef jerky alongside such tried-and-true favorites as trail mix and GORP. The dehydrated meat snack has been around…