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SU biologist develops method for monitoring shipping noise in dolphin habitat
A biologist in Syracuse University's College of Arts and Sciences has developed a system of techniques for tracking ships and monitoring underwater noise levels in a protected marine mammal habitat. View News Article (2013-12-03)


No need to thank dinosaur-killing asteroid for mammalian success
It is a natural history tale that every third grader knows: The dinosaurs ruled the Earth for hundreds of millions of years, until an asteroid struck the Yucatan Peninsula and triggered a mass extinction that allowed the ancestors of today's mammals to thrive. View News Article (2007-03-29)


Major international study challenges notions of how genes are controlled in mammals
Scientists at the Omics Science Center (OSC) of the RIKEN Yokohama Institute in Japan -- along with researchers from McGill University and other institutions worldwide -- are challenging current notions of how genes are controlled in mammals. View News Article (2009-04-22)


Australian first: Kangaroo genome mapped
Australian researchers will today launch the world first detailed map of the kangaroo genome, completing the first phase of the kangaroo genomics project. View News Article (2008-11-18)


Dinosaur-Chewing Mammals Leave Behind Oldest Known Tooth Marks
Paleontologists have discovered the oldest mammalian tooth marks yet on the bones of ancient animals, including several large dinosaurs. They report their findings in a paper published online June 16 in the journal Paleontology. View News Article (2010-06-17)


Insect glands may illuminate human fertilization process
Insect glands are responsible for producing a host of secretions that allow bees to sting and ants to lay down trails to and from their nests.  View News Article (2012-05-04)


Birds and mammals share a common brain circuit for learning
Bird song learning is a model system for studying the general principles of learning, but attempts to draw parallels between learning in birds and mammals have been difficult because of anatomical brain differences between the two species.  View News Article (2010-05-19)


New study traces the evolutionary history of what mammals eat
The feeding habits of mammals haven't always been what they are today, particularly for omnivores, finds a new study. View News Article (2012-04-17)


The muskox suffered a loss of genetic diversity at the Pleistocene/Holocene transition
The tundra muskox, one of the few large northern mammals to have survived to the present day, saw its genetic diversity decrease greatly at the end of the Pleistocene period, around 10,000 years ago. View News Article (2005-10-06)


Dolphin 'breathalyzer' could help diagnose animal and ocean health
Alcohol consumption isn't the only thing a breath analysis can reveal. Scientists have been studying its possible use for diagnosing a wide range of conditions in humans - and now in the beloved bottlenose dolphin. View News Article (2014-10-16)

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