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Scientists teach wild wolf puppies to play fetch for first time – Mirror Online

Scientists made the findings unexpectedly when they tested 13 wolf puppies from three different litters to assess various behaviours in young dog puppies

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Dwarf planet Ceres is an ocean world: Study – The Jakarta Post – Jakarta Post

The dwarf planet Ceres — long believed to be a barren space rock — is an ocean world with reservoirs of sea water beneath its surface, the results of a major exploration mission showed Monday.

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The dwarf planet Ceres — long believed to be a barren space rock — is an ocean world with reservoirs of sea water beneath its surface, the results of a major exploration mission showed Monday.
Ceres is the largest object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter and has its own gravity, enabling the NASA Dawn spacecraft to capture high-resolution images of its surface. 
Now a team of scientists from the United States and Europe have analysed images relayed from the orbiter, captured arou…

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How boundaries become bridges in evolution – Phys.org

There’s a paradox within the theory of evolution: The life forms that exist today are here because they were able to change when past environments disappeared. Yet, organisms evolve to fit into specific environmental niches.

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There’s a paradox within the theory of evolution: The life forms that exist today are here because they were able to change when past environments disappeared. Yet, organisms evolve to fit into specific environmental niches.
“Ever-increasing specialization and precision should be an evolutionary dead end, but that is not the case. How the ability to fit precisely into a current setting is reconciled with the ability to change is the most fundamental question in evolutionary biology,” says Alex …

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“2011 ES4”: this asteroid races simply previous the earth – WELT – Pledge Times

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ASteroids very often race past the earth – but mostly at a fairly large distance. The asteroid “2011 ES4” will come closer to our planet at the beginning of next month.
On September 1st, please don’t lean too far out of the window, the German Aerospace Center (DLR) participated a whimsical tweet attention to the asteroid. Then “a mini-asteroid whizzes just past the earth”. Up to around 130,000 kilometers – around a third of the distance between the earth and the moon – 2011 ES4 will therefore a…

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