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Meerkats - the most murderous mammal!

Cute but deadly
Which mammal is most likely to be murdered by its own kind? It’s certainly not humans—not even close. Nor is it a top predator like the grey wolf or lion, although those at least are #11 and #9 in the league table of murdery mammals. No, according to a study led by José María Gómez from the University of Granada, the top spot goes to… the meerkat.
[more inside] posted by hilaryjade on Sep 29, 2016 - 40 comments

SKA, music to an astronomers ears

The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Organisation recently announced a two site approach, in Australia-NZ and Southern Africa, a move that was applauded by the Australian team. Once fully operational in 2024, SKA's one square kilometre collecting area should lead to major advances in astronomy. [more inside]
posted by wilful on May 27, 2012 - 32 comments

Melbourne Childrens Hospital Meerkats

Melbourne's Royal Children's Hospital now has medicinal meerkats.
posted by Fiasco da Gama on Oct 15, 2011 - 44 comments

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