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In the body, cells move like flocks of birds or schools of fish
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SAN DIEGO — Cell biologists are taking clues from marching ants, flocking birds and other animals to learn how groups of cells move through the body. Such studies are yielding insights about cell movement during development as well as the spread of …

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USDA hangs DEAD VULTURES on power lines to scare off the birds of pre
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The town has been plagued by the birds of prey for years since thew 1980s, according to the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries website, and scientists have struggled to come up with a definitive answer as to why. One theory suggests that …

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T-Birds soar to victory
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The Indians later fumbled the ball given possession back to the T-Birds. Gruenwald then ran the ball to the 20-yard line. He later pitched the ball to Caleb Loken for a touchdown. Kyle Jobke kicked the extra point, giving the T-Birds 7-0 lead in the game.

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Birds turn up their beaks at cheap food
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DEAR JOAN: I have had a bird feeder in my newly designed garden for about four or five months. When first installed, it attracted many birds daily and had to be refilled at least two times per week. It probably holds about three cups of seed. Then …

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After the Oregon standoff, wildlife refuge is again for the birds
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The day four final holdouts ended the armed occupation of a remote wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon, a new occupation was just beginning. According to two decades' worth of federal data, Feb. 11 is, on average, the earliest date that migrating tundra …

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10 Everyday Items That Are Toxic to Birds
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Birds can be like toddlers: They both like to check things out by putting them in their mouths. Just like children, when pet birds are out unsupervised, this habit of tasting things can get them into trouble. As an avian veterinarian, I treat birds …

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LIFE AT BOOMER LAKE: Summer birds give way to fall
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This should be a fabulous fall for observing birds, and I have noticed that The Northern Reaches is loaded with plenty of them. A little more exploration in that area has yielded several areas that I wish to keep in mind for assorted sightings of our …

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Who Dats and Dirty Birds gather outside Superdome: photo gallery
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The Who Dats of New Orleans and the Dirty Birds of Atlanta mix and mingle outside the stadium before the game between the Falcons and Saints at the Superdome on Thursday evening, October 15, 2015. Comments …

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LIFE AT BOOMER LAKE: Great Blue Heron holds fast among newcomer birds
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Last weekend had us set up with a couple of very cool early mornings, but the payoff was tremendous with the showing of birds. There were a couple of very large flocks of Double-crested Cormorants, some Blue- and Green-winged Teals, a good-sized group …

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These 5-cent bands help save the birds you love
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Metal bands like these recovered by waterfowl hunters help scientists understand migratory bird patterns, life expectancy and survival rates. The band on the left was recovered from a mallard in the fall of 2011 in Manitoba. The middle band was …

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