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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
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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
      suggests.

      http://www.world-science.net/exclusives/100503_bonobos


      * Mice show pain in their faces, study finds:
      Researchers hope a new "grimace scale" will help
      eliminate unnecessary pain in lab rodents.

      http://www.world-science.net/exclusives/100508_pain


      * Genome data suggests we mixed with 
      Neanderthals, researchers report
      :
      Scientists say they have decoded more than half the
      genome of ancient Neanderthal people.

      http://www.world-science.net/othernews/100506_neanderthal


      * 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
      say.

      http://www.world-science.net/othernews/100504_fish


      * CEOs who look the part get paid more, 
      researchers say
      :
      An online beauty contest staged by economists has
      identified links between appearance and success in
      the business world.

      http://www.world-science.net/othernews/100430_ceos


      * International pledge on biodiversity broken, 
      study finds
      :
      In 2002, world leaders gathered and pledged to slow
      the rate of biodiversity loss around the globe by this year.

      http://www.world-science.net/othernews/100429_biodiversity


      * 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
      say.

      http://www.world-science.net/othernews/100428_asteroid


      * Scientists marvel at "asphalt volcanoes":
      Off the coast of Santa Barbara, Calif., a series of
      strange landmarks rise from the sea floor.

      http://www.world-science.net/othernews/100427_asphalt


      * Studies probe chimps' awareness of death:
      Chimps' awareness of death may be more highly
      developed than is generally believed, some
      researchers say.

      http://www.world-science.net/othernews/100426_chimps




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