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Like humans, apes communicate to start and end social interactions. (2021, August 11). EurekAlert! https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/924594
Schultz, I. (2021, August 11). Bonobos Appear to Say “Hello” and “Goodbye” to Each Other. Gizmodo; Gizmodo. https://gizmodo.com/bonobos-appear-to-say-hello-and-goodbye-to-each-other-1847464864
Conor Feehly. (2021). Apes Have Been Observed Starting And Ending Interactions Just Like Humans Do. ScienceAlert. https://www.sciencealert.com/apes-observed-using-purposeful-signals-to-start-and-end-interactions
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Changes in Earth’s orbit enabled the emergence of complex life. (2021). EurekAlert! https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2021-07/uos-cie070721.php
Mitchell, R. N., Gernon, T. M., Cox, G. M., Nordsvan, A. R., Kirscher, U., Xuan, C., Liu, Y., Liu, X., & He, X. (2021). Orbital forcing of ice sheets during snowball Earth. Nature Communications, 12(1). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-24439-4
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Scientists Found a Technique That Can Help You Learn Skills Twice as Fast by Joanie Faletto first aired April 26, 2018 https://omny.fm/shows/curiosity-daily/freezer-burn-science-a-giant-flying-reptile-and-ho
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