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The need to hunt small animals caused prehistoric man to improve his mental abilities in order to perfect his hunting tools
The new system was discovered in bacteria - but is also used in corals, bees and others
What will happen to all our stuff? What will happen to our homes, our schools, our neighborhoods, our cities? Who will feed the dog? Who will cut the grass? Although it's a common theme in movies, TV shows, and books, the end of humanity is still a strange thing to think about
A transformation is currently taking place in the Amazon forest, and behind it stands a researcher: Prof. Paulo Artaxo, one of the most important scientists in the world, put together the plan that is currently being implemented in Brazil to rehabilitate and glorify the wounded rain forest. On the occasion of his visit to Israel, he tells how change is being made, explains why the deforestation carried out by the Bolsonaro government was against the constitution - and in fact unnecessary, and delivers a message as clear as the sun in the forest: "It's not too late yet"
Who instilled the stigmas that the fox is cunning, the wolf is evil and the donkey is stupid? The answer to this lies in the problematic way in which animals are presented in the culture of children and youth
Two questions will occupy us in this column, both of which concern the relationship between the whole and its parts. Let's start with Nir's philosophical questioning: in the animal world (fish, reptiles, mammals and birds) we know that all the organs of the body serve the brain, without a brain the rest of the body has no right to exist. But what happens in the plant world? On which part of the tree can it be said that all the other parts serve it?
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