World Science: Do apes shake their heads for 'no'?
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* Scientists explore whether some apes shake
heads for "no":
Preventing an action by someone else may be one
purpose for which bonobos shake their heads, a study
* Mice show pain in their faces, study finds:
Researchers hope a new "grimace scale" will help
eliminate unnecessary pain in lab rodents.
* Genome data suggests we mixed with
Neanderthals, researchers report:
Scientists say they have decoded more than half the
genome of ancient Neanderthal people.
* Study: fleet works 17 times harder for same fish
catch of 1880s :
A stunning statistic from the U.K. highlights a
drastic decline in European fish stocks, researchers
* CEOs who look the part get paid more,
An online beauty contest staged by economists has
identified links between appearance and success in
the business world.
* International pledge on biodiversity broken,
In 2002, world leaders gathered and pledged to slow
the rate of biodiversity loss around the globe by this year.
* Frosty asteroid may hint at origin of oceans:
Water-ice has been detected for the first time on an
asteroid, along with organic chemicals, researchers
* Scientists marvel at "asphalt volcanoes":
Off the coast of Santa Barbara, Calif., a series of
strange landmarks rise from the sea floor.
* Studies probe chimps' awareness of death:
Chimps' awareness of death may be more highly
developed than is generally believed, some
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