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The Physics of Figure Skating

Let’s break down some of the crucial elements behind figure skating's moves, like the loop, flip, salchow, axel, and lutz

20 hours ago — Everyday Einstein Sabrina Stierwalt

How Baby Birds Learn to Duet

Recordings of songbird duets reveal that baby birds learn conversational turn-taking like we do: gradually, and from adults. Christopher Intagliata reports.

February 23, 2018 — Christopher Intagliata
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