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Nature Offers the Best Designs at the Cooper Hewitt Triennial – Hyperallergic

Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg, The Substitute (2019), CG animation and visualization of the extinct male northern white rhino created by The Mill, with behavior based on research by DeepMind The most indelible image in Nature Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial with Cube Design Museum is of a CGI rhinoceros nosing around an empty virtual room with hazy, ghostwhite walls. The subject of Alexandra Daisy Ginsbergs video The Substitute (2019), created by The Mill, with behavioral research by DeepMind, the heavy-lidded animals aimless movements appear to be the product of boredom, confusion, and sadness, as though it were a caged zoo animal or a hapless character in a Samuel Beckett play. As the rhino shuffles about, its lifelike body periodically morphs into a pixelated gray-brown abstraction, a reminder of the creatures digital artifice, before morphing back into its realistic form.

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Isle Royale’s last native male wolf among 2 killed by new wolves – Duluth News Tribune

Until recently, he and his mate who was also his daughter and half-sister on his twisted family tree were the last two island-born wolves to call it home. But when the National Park Service last year began an effort to relocate new wolves to Isle Royale to restore predator packs in the face of a fast-rising moose population, some scientists knew those wolves' days could be numbered

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Wolves Relocated To Isle Royale National Park Kill Resident Wolf – National Parks Traveler

Wolves brought to Isle Royale National Park to bolster predators on the island have killed one, if not both, of the resident wolves/NPS file Wolves moved to Isle Royale National Park to help balance the burgeoning moose population there have killed a male wolf that was one of the last two island-born wolves in the park, and it's possible they also killed the other, a female.

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Winners of the 66th edition of the Filmfare Awards (South) 2019 – Up News Info

%MINIFYHTML98380a684152d4e2bc7916c1b7a4a9549%%MINIFYHTML98380a684152d4e2bc7916c1b7a4a95410% The Yamaha Fascino Filmfare Awards (South) 2019 saw many reputed and loved people from the Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada film industry appear with full vigor. The guests waited patiently until the last moment for the big announcements and cheered for the winners as they took the stage for their moment of glory. We have compiled a list of all the winners of the night, so if one was lost, we have it covered

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Oldest wolf on Isle Royale killed by recent transplants – KARE11.com

HOUGHTON, Mich. The oldest gray wolf at Isle Royale National Park has been killed, apparently by newcomers to the Lake Superior island chain, researchers said Friday. The 12-year-old male was one of two survivors that remained when officials decided to relocate wolves from the U.S.

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Group formation of new Isle Royale wolves leads to territorial aggression | News, Sports, Jobs – Daily Mining Gazette

HOUGHTON The National Park Service (NPS) and research partners from the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF) are using data from GPS collars on introduced wolves to monitor associations between individuals and identify possible pack formation. As researchers and NPS staff anticipated, new wolves immediately began interacting with each other. Researchers confirmed introduced wolves were feeding, traveling, sleeping in proximity to each other, and forming groups.

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When It Comes To Reproductive Choice, Filmmaker Maxine Trump Is Not Kidding Around – Forbes

Filmmaker Maxine Trump chronicles her decision on whether to reproduce in the documentary 'To Kid Or ... [+] Not To Kid." Maxine Trumps new documentary To Kid Or Not To Kid opens on a close up of her abdomen where she points to a number of scars.

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In the Face of Female Oppression, Take Refuge in the Spotted Hyena – VICE

In August 2017, former Google software engineer James Damore wrote a ten-page manifesto claiming that the disparity between men and women working as software engineers could be explained by biology. The now-infamous document (Damore's Twitter bio reads: "Author of the pro-diversity #GoogleMemo") said that men and women biologically differ in many ways and that this is what led to their representation, or lack thereof, in tech fields.

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Underweight baby boys may have raised risk of infertility as adults – BioNews

16 December 2019 Boys born underweight for the amount of time they spent in the womb may have a higher risk of infertility in adulthood, a Danish cohort study has reported. It found that men born 'small for their gestational age' had a 55 percent greater risk of infertility as adults, when compared with men born within the normal weight range for gestational age

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Same-sex sexual behavior in animals: Do we have it all wrong? – Medical News Today

Many animals, from a range of phyla and species, display same-sex sexual behaviors. This has intrigued evolutionary biologists, but have they been looking at the subject all wrong

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Explained: What is sexed semen and how does the technology work? – The Indian Express

Written by Divya Goyal | Ludhiana | Updated: December 17, 2019 11:14:13 am Union Minister for animal husbandry, dairying and fisheries Giriraj Singh said that the plan is to provide dairy farmers with sexed semen for cattle for as cheap as Rs 100 per straw by 2020. During the recently held 14th Progressive Dairy Farmers Association (PDFA) International Dairy and Agri Expo 2019 at Jagraon, Union Minister for animal husbandry, dairying and fisheries Giriraj Singh had said that the plan is to provide dairy farmers with sexed semen for cattle for as cheap as Rs 100 per straw by 2020

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Boys born underweight ‘more likely to have infertility problems’ – The Guardian

Baby boys born small for their gestational age have a greater chance of infertility as adults than those born at an average weight, research suggests. About one in seven heterosexual couples in the UK experience infertility, meaning a year or more of trying for a baby without conceiving, figures show

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Predictors of contraceptive use among adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) aged 15 to 24 years in South Africa: results from the 2012 national…

Study design and sample The analysis used data from the 2012 nationally representative population-based household survey conducted using a multistage stratified design described in detail elsewhere [10]. Briefly, a probability sample of 15 households drawn from 1000 randomly selected randomly selected enumeration areas (EAs) was used. The selection of EAs was stratified by province and locality defined as urban formal, urban informal, rural formal (including commercial farms), and rural informal (including tribal authority areas).

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Orca grandmothers help improve survival odds of their grandkids, study finds – Mongabay.com

Most animals die after theyre done reproducing. But a handful of species, including humans and some whales, go through menopause, continuing to live long past their reproductive period.

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Baby Orcas Are More Likely to Survive if They Live With Their Grandma – Gizmodo

This female orca, designated J8, is 72 years old. Image: Kenneth Balcomb, Center for Whale Research New research shows that post-menopausal orca grandmothers maintain an important role in their pods by boosting the survival rates of their grand-calves

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The unusual mating in the animal kingdom – Business Insider India

If you thought mating rituals of animals are the same as that of humans, think again. On an average, sex can take anywhere between 30 seconds and 45 minutes. However, this is not the case for all animals.

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Thinking and acting from Marxism today – Feminist proposals for a theoretical and strategic rearmament – International Viewpoint

The global disorder and the experiences of the systemic crisis we have experienced for more than a decade (economic crisis, crisis of political legitimacy, crisis of social reproduction and crisis of the limits of the planet) have generated a need to understand that cannot be covered by partial analyses but requires a theory of totality. Marxism then appears as that old great truth that makes its way through the proclaimed death of grand narratives to demonstrate, once again, its contemporary relevance and precision as an analytical tool

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First In Vitro Puerto Rico Crested Toad Gives Scientists Hope – NBC Bay Area

A critically endangered Puerto Rican toad was for the first time born via in vitro fertilization as U.S.

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Photography festival captures the beauty of the Arava natural world – Ynetnews

More than 150 people from around the world turned out for an international photography festival showcasing the beauty of the Arava region of southern Israel. Wildlife in the Arava (Photo: Danny Hadas) The Planet Arava 2 festival, which was sponsored by the Hevel Eilot Regional Council, included a prize competition in a variety of categories: birds and mammals, landscape, astronomy, macro photography, and story in succession. The festival, held last weekend, also included a range of photography workshops.

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Male Reproductive System – Structure, Function, Hormones …

The reproductive role of the human male is to produce sperm and deliver them to the vagina of the female.

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Baby Yoda Sex Revealed and Other Questions Answered in Episode 3, "The Mandalorian" – Popdust

Titled "The Sin," the third installment of the 8-episode season opens with the titular Mandalorian (yet unnamed aside from the nickname "Mando") traveling in his Razor Crest gunship to deliver Baby Yoda (whose species and name remain unknown, aside from "the Asset," so "Baby Yoda" it is) to the imperial remnant (a.k.a. "the Client")

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Flexing Mussels, Part 3: A morning with the winged mapleleaf moms – St. Croix 360

Special Series: Flexing Mussels The St. Croix River is one of the best mussel (aka freshwater clams) laboratories in America, because there is an incredible number of species present, and because their populations are typically large

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SEMEN ANALYSIS – Machine learning in the prediction of sperm motility – ESHRE

A new study from Norway suggests that machine learning via multimodal image understanding may improve on manual methods of semen analysis.

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Normal Male Reproductive Hormones And Sperm Parameters In Adult-Onset | IMCRJ – Dove Medical Press

Nader Salama,1 Saeed Blgozah2 1Department of Urology, Alexandria Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria, Egypt; 2Department of Urology, Hadramout Faculty of Medicine, Hadhramout University, Mukalla, Yemen Correspondence: Saeed BlgozahDepartment of Urology, Hadramout Faculty of Medicine, Hadhramout University, PO Box: 50512-50511, Mukalla, YemenTel/Fax +967-5360864Email saeed_uro@hotmail.comNader SalamaDepartment of Urology, Alexandria Faculty of Medicine, Al Ibrahimeyah Qebli WA Al Hadrah Bahri, Qism Bab Sharqi, Alexandria, EgyptTel/Fax +20-3-4860029Email nadersalama58@yahoo.com Abstract: Adult-onset Stills disease (AOSD) is an uncommon systemic auto-inflammatory disease. It can affect multiple body organs

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Exposed: On the edge of research honesty – Environmental Health News

This is part 2 of a 4-part investigation of the science surrounding the chemical BPA and the U.S.

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