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Fish recognize themselves in the mirror

Fish recognize themselves in the mirror

Science
Feb. 8 (UPI) -- The cleaner wrasse, Labroides dimidiatus, a small saltwater fish, can recognize itself in the mirror. When scientists present the colorful reef fish with a reflection of itself, the fish attempts to remove marks on its body, the most common tests for identifying self-awareness among animals. The research was conducted scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology in Germany and Osaka City University in Japan. The results were published this week in the journal PLOS Biology. Authors of the new study acknowledge that the reaction to their findings will depend largely on how one interprets the legitimacy or significance of the mirror test. "The behaviors we observe leave little doubt that this fish behaviorally fulfills all criteria of the mirror test as originally ...
South Korea's Gaon Chart to recognize USBs as music albums

South Korea's Gaon Chart to recognize USBs as music albums

Entertainment
SEOUL, South Korea, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- The Gaon Chart will start counting USBs containing songs as albums next year to adapt to the fast changing music industry, the chart operator said Tuesday.The Korea Music Content Industry Association said it will change its policy for the Gaon Chart to expand the scope of "a music album" from the previously "replicated article stipulated in the copyright law" or "a physical object that contains music" to "a product sold in a package."Under the new policy that will come into force Jan. 1, G-Dragon's controversial USB album Kwon Ji Yong will also be recognized as an album.The move came after the association drew strong protest from the BIGBANG leader by excluding his new album made in the USB format from the chart in June. The association defined USBs sim...