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Psychic Animals and Football-Playing Bees


Working in the field of animal behaviour means that around World Cup season it’s hard to avoid being sent links to so-called ‘psychic’ animals that predict the outcome of matches, such as Paul the octopus, Leon the porcupine and Anton the tamarin. However, while these animals may have made predictions useful to people placing bets [...]

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When It Comes To How We Vote on Energy Issues, Age Matters

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A new poll from The University of Texas at Austin reveals markedly different perspectives on energy issues based on the age of voters, a finding that could help determine the outcome of next week’s elections. The latest UT Energy Poll, conducted Sept. 4 -16, shows contrasting views and preferences among consumers in numerous areas, including [...]

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What happens to cities after the Olympics are gone?

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What happens to Olympic host cities after the torch has gone out?

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Tiktaalik’s Take on 2014


Wishing you all a r-evolutionary year from all of us at Symbiartic!

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