Long-distance migratory patterns of birds follow peaks in resources

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Jan. 4 (UPI) –According to a new study, the cross-continent migratory routes of birds follow the apex of resource abundance at various stopover points. Researchers followed the migratory paths of common cuckoos, red-backed shrikes and …
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One of the watchwords of politics in 2016 was the epidemic of “fake news” — a catch-all term encompassing propaganda, misinformation, disinformation and hoaxing — impinging on the presidential campaign. But let’s not overlook its spread in the …
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Client Science: Advice for Lawyers on Counseling Clients through Bad News and Other Legal Realities
Lawyers know that client counseling can be the most challenging part of legal practice. Clients question and often resist the comp…

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TCL has been teasing a new device launch over the past week. In case you didn’t hear, it’s now going to be exclusively making and selling devices under the BlackBerry label. The Canadian company will no longer be making its own handsets. TCL’s first …
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Researchers have identified a mutation that prompts bacterial cells to acquire genetic memories 100 times more frequently than they do naturally. This discovery provides a powerful research tool and could bring scientists one step closer to developing DNA …
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Further Reading E. DeMarco. How to make a fish face, and other photo contest winners. Science News. Vol. 190, November 12, 2016, p. 32. S. Milius. Christmas tree worms have eyes that breathe, gills that see. Science News. Vol. 189, February 6, 2016 …
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The Office of Evaluation Sciences (OES) is currently accepting applications for fellowships beginning in October 2017 in D.C. Based at the General Services Administration, OES is a team of applied researchers tasked with building insights from the social …
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In the novel “Jurassic Park,” Dr. Henry Wu is explaining how dinosaurs are born. “The incubation period varies with each animal, but in general it runs about two months,” he tells the book’s hero, Dr. Alan Grant. Close, but no cigar, according to research …
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The Finnish government started the new year with its first basic income trial. About 2,000 citizens who were previously receiving unemployment benefits will now be awarded a monthly stipend of US$ 587 (€560). There are no strings attached and for the …
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“These exceptional students are true leaders and innovators – the top young scientists in our country today,” Maya Ajmera, President & CEO of Society for Science & the Public and Publisher of Science News said in a blog post on Medium. “They have an …
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