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Spa therapy helps Japan’s snow monkeys cope with the cold
3-April-2018

New data reveal that female Japanese macaques bathe in hot springs to lower stress from cold weather.

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Contact: Elizabeth Hawkins Institution: Springer Nature
 
‘Dieselgate’ impacted climate as well as human health
3-April-2018

Improved diesel technology, combined with generally better fuel economy, has led to the widespread belief that diesel vehicles are more environmentally friendly than their petrol counterparts.

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Contact: Alison Hadley Institution: IOP Publishing
 
Farthest star ever seen in the Universe detected
2-April-2018

An international team of researchers including the Kavli IPMU have observed the most distant individual star, 9 billion light years from Earth.

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Contact: Motoko Kakubayashi Institution: Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU)
 
Calculating the impacts of natural events on wildlife
30-March-2018

A new method could help scientists understand how wildlife populations are affected by major natural events, such as hurricanes, severe winters, and tsunamis.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University
 
Inherent Feminizing Effect of Germ Cells: New Insights into Sex Determination
29-March-2018

A Nagoya University-led study shows for the first time germ cells have an inherent property to feminize the body in teleost fish, medaka.

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Contact: Koomi Sung Institution: Nagoya University
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