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Ant Pupae Signal Status with Sound

Developing ants cannot yet waft pheromones, but have been discovered to be able to produce distinctive calls to claim their social status within the colony. Marissa Fessenden reports

February 7, 2013

New Eyewear Could Help People with Red-Green Color Blindness

Glasses based on a new color vision theory are already being used medically to enhance vasculature and bruising beneath skin. Now they are being tested to aid those with color blindness, although the lenses inhibit the perception of yellows and blues...

February 5, 2013 — Sam McNerney and Txchnologist

Chemicals Linked to Obesity in Black Children

African-American children with high levels of hormone-altering chemicals known as phthalates are more likely to be obese, according to new research

February 4, 2013 — Brian Bienkowski and Environmental Health News
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