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Clever Crows Use Tools to Feed Themselves

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January 24, 2012
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In a series of experiments, the New Caledonian crow has demonstrated an unexpected understanding of how tools work to make their lives easier.


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TheStreet (June 10, 2014) — Ford and Heinz are teaming up to find a new use for tomatoes: car parts. Together, the automaker and food processing company plan to fund research to explore the use of tomato fiber as a sustainable bio-plastic material for use in vehicle manufacturing. Researchers are currently testing the durability of dried tomato skins for use in wiring brackets within the hood or as a storage bin in the center console. Use of the food processing byproduct would fulfil Ford’s goal of reducing the use of petrochemicals in its manufacturing process. Already, Ford has integrated the use of other recycled and bio-based materials including coconuts, cotton, rice hulls and soy. Video provided by TheStreet
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Genius Crow Solves Eight Complex Puzzles in Amazing Video

Genius Crow Solves Eight Complex Puzzles in Amazing Video

Buzz60 (Feb. 13, 2014) — Researchers at the University of Cambridge say they've proven crows aren't just the one of the smartest birds in the world, but even smarter than most preschoolers. A video shows a crow solving eight complex puzzles in a row in order to reach food. Jen Markham has the video. Video provided by Buzz60
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Artificial Meat in Our Future

Artificial Meat in Our Future

CBC (Aug. 17, 2010) — Artificial meat, nanotechnology and genetic tools are among the "tools of science" that may be needed in the coming decades to help supply food to the world's population, scientists say.
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Baby Seals Nursed at Dutch Rehabilitation Center

Baby Seals Nursed at Dutch Rehabilitation Center

AFP (Jan. 19, 2012) — Stranded baby seals are inundating a Dutch marine rescue center after recent storms in the Wadden Sea off the northern Dutch coast. Rescuers say the seal pups are separated from their mothers and too weak to feed or fend for themselves.
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