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  • NIU primatologist named 2014 Illinois professor of the year

    NIU primatologist named 2014 Illinois professor of the year
    The Chicago Tribune Media Group's Elgin Courier-News reports: The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education have named Elgin resident and Northern Illinois Professor Dan Gebo as the 2014 Illinois Professor of the Year.
  • New discovery pushes mammals' lineage further back in time

    New discovery pushes mammals' lineage further back in time
    Small squirrel-size creatures that lived in the treetops of northern China with dinosaurs roaming below left a legacy in their fossils that may challenge textbooks on the origins of the world's first mammals. Indiana University of Pennsylvania...

    Semi-domesticated? House cats not far removed from wild, genome shows

    Semi-domesticated? House cats not far removed from wild, genome shows
    It may not surprise the average cat owner, but a team of researchers has discovered that the genome of domestic mousers differs only slightly from that of wildcats. In other words, after 9,000-odd years of living alongside humans, the house cat...

    'Hah!' Giant river otters are real chatterboxes, scientists find

    'Hah!' Giant river otters are real chatterboxes, scientists find
    Giant otters sure have a lot to say. Scientists who studied the river-living animals in captivity and in the wild found that the adults have 22 different calls they use for different situations – and the babies have 11 calls of their own, too. The...

    Land Trust learns all about bees

    Bees have been buzzing around our lawns, gardens, and occasionally our homes, for centuries. At the East Granby Land Trust annual meeting, Dr. Kimberly Stoner dispelled common myths about bees, clarified concerns about declining bee populations and told...