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From Science Daily on 18-Nov-2015 07:10

Getting help with baby care could keep families healthier and extend their lives, according to a new study into bird behavior. Research into weaver birds in South Africa found that a heavy breeding workload led to increased free radical damage to cells, which can be associated with aging and ill health. However, where birds were in larger groups and the workload was shared, no increase in cell damage was found.


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