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Panda talk deciphered

Panda talk deciphered

The state-run Xinhua news agency has reported that a five-year study at a conservation centre in Chengdu in China’s southwestern Sichuan province has identified 13 words of panda talk. The beasts were recorded in different situations that included eating, fighting…
Plants are stupid? Think again.

Plants are stupid? Think again.

Plants are easy to overlook, and have long been considered one of the simplest forms of multi-cellular life. Stationary, silent and without neurons, they are obviously far removed from our own mobile and intelligent mammalian species. But this does not…