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Whales can hear through their bones possessing acoustic properties: study

Using computer simulation of a fin whale head, scientists have discovered that the skulls of at least some baleen whales have acoustic properties that capture the energy of low frequencies and direct it to their ear bones. Baleen whales, also known as mysticetes, are the largest animals on earth, and include blue whales, minke whales, right whales, gray whales and ...

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Bone stem cells may regenerate bones, cartilage with huge future potential: study

Scientists have identified stem cells that are capable of regenerating both bone and cartilage in bone marrow of mice, with future potential in humans too to regenerate limbs lost in accidents. The concept may be familiar in both Bollywood and Hollywood movies, but for the first time researchers have identified the particular stem cells in bone marrow that can be ...

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