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Scientists win 'Ig Nobel' prize for dung beetle navigation

A Swedish research team has won a coveted "Ig Nobel" prize - awarded by Harvard University for quirky discoveries "that make people laugh and then think" - for finding dung beetles can navigate their way home in the dark using the Milky Way as a guide.
In the Media by Anne Sewell

Element 115 discovered in Sweden

Science's ever-growing body of chemical knowledge grew even bigger Tuesday when element 115 was discovered by scientists at Sweden's Lund University.
In the Media by Michael Thomas - 5 comments

Research: Milky Way helps guide dung beetles

Humans have long used the stars to help find their way, and so have migrating birds – but dung beetles? Apparently so, according to new research.
In the Media by Martin Laine - 1 comment

Study: Meat-eating contributed to human conquering, domination

Stockholm - It seems if we were herbivores then we wouldn't be as advanced as we are today, at least according to a new study out of Sweden. The research found that carnivory contributed to human success and population growth.
In the Media by Andrew Moran - 4 comments
 

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