By Jewish Business News On Friday, October 23rd, 2015

Calls vs. Balls: Monkeys With More Impressive Roars Produce Less Sperm

  Howler monkeys are about the size of a small dog, weighing around seven kilos, yet they are among the loudest terrestrial animals on the planet, and can roar at a similar acoustic frequency to tigers. Evolution More...

By Jewish Business News On Thursday, October 22nd, 2015
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Sunscreen Is Killing the World’s Corals

The daily use of sunscreen bearing an SPF of 15 or higher is widely acknowledged as essential to skin cancer prevention, not to mention skin damage associated with aging. Though this sunscreen may be very good More...

By Jewish Business News On Monday, October 12th, 2015

Even Friendly Ecotourists Could Be Putting Animals at Risk, Scientists Say

  Ecotourism, in which travelers visit natural environments with an eye toward funding conservation efforts or boosting local economies, has become increasingly popular in recent years. In many cases it More...

By Jewish Business News On Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

Birds Reveal the Evolutionary Importance of Love

  Humans are extremely choosy when it comes to mating, only settling down and having kids after a long screening process involving nervous flirtations, set-ups by friends, online matchmaking sites,  More...

By Jewish Business News On Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

New Personality Profiling Technique to Identify Potential School Shooters Revealed in Study by Ben-Gurion U.

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers have developed a personality profiling technique, featured in Frontiers in Forensic Psychiatry, which automates the identification of potential school More...

By Jewish Business News On Friday, September 4th, 2015

Why Aren’t There More Lions?

Why aren’t there more lions? That was what puzzled McGill PhD student Ian Hatton, when he started looking at the proportion of predators to prey across dozens of parks in East and Southern Africa. In this More...

By Jewish Business News On Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

A Marine Creature’s Magic Trick Explained

    Tiny ocean creatures known as sea sapphires perform a sort of magic trick as they swim: One second they appear in splendid iridescent shades of blue, purple or green, and the next they may turn More...

By Jewish Business News On Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Chameleons’ Swiveling Eyes Not as Independent as Once Thought

Well known among nature’s best tricksters for their ability to change color to fit their background, chameleons have yet another talent up their lizardly sleeves – eyes that swivel around and appear to More...

By Jewish Business News On Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Zebras’ Stripes ‘Do Not Protect Them From Predators’

Is the age old mystery of why Zebras have stripes as such distinctive markings is solved? Not yet. Stripes might not offer protection for animals living in groups, such as zebra, as previously thought, More...


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