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Cargo Cruelty

May 22, 2011

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Security checks at most airports around the world remain stringent. We all known the drill: no aerosols; sharp objects; liquids more than 100ml and definitely no explosives. I once had my eye-lash curlers confiscated from my hand luggage before boarding a flight – security were clearly concerned I might give a potential hijacker a makeover. […]

North-South divide found in gibbons

February 10, 2011

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If music be the food of love, then gibbons will never go hungry. Renown for their duetting, researchers have discovered a rather human trait in the singing of these apes – they have different dialects according to where they live –¬†and the divide between the northerners and southerners is the most pronounce. I can hear […]