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PhysOrg
Expedition scientists in Bolivia discover seven animal species in world's most biodiverse protected areaA new species of lizard from the Liolaemus genus, one of several new animal spe
Expedition scientists in Bolivia discover seven animal species in world's most biodiverse protected area
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
A new species of lizard from the Liolaemus genus, one of several new animal species discovered by scientists on an expedition through Madidi National Park. Credit: Mileniusz Spanowicz-WCS Scientists on an expedition through Madidi National Park—the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Eerie feeling: The songs fish singof the gaspergou’s common names — thunderpumper, croaker and bubbler — are deri
Eerie feeling: The songs fish sing
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
of the gaspergou’s common names — thunderpumper, croaker and bubbler — are derived from this exercise of voice. James Gowanloch commented in Fish and Fishing in Louisiana, “The members of this family are peculiarly able to produce quite... Read more
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Time
These Are Time’s 100 Most Influential Animals of 2016impairment and an adorable head tilt, is owned by some MTV-show creating hipste
These Are Time’s 100 Most Influential Animals of 2016
Time / Posted 11 days ago
impairment and an adorable head tilt, is owned by some MTV-show creating hipster. So all these celebrities posed with it: James Franco, Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato, Tina Fey, Lena Dunham. Marnie has more than a million Instagram followers. I can’t... Read more
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PhysOrg
Bigger brains led to bigger bodies in our ancestorsevolution and may have been solely responsible for the large increase in both t
Bigger brains led to bigger bodies in our ancestors
PhysOrg / Posted 14 days ago
evolution and may have been solely responsible for the large increase in both traits that occurred near the origins of our genus, Homo. "Over the last four million years, brain size and body size increased substantially in our human ancestors,"... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Pumpkin, Watermelon, tasty and juicyin the Americas before being brought to Europe by returning explorers after the
Pumpkin, Watermelon, tasty and juicy
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
in the Americas before being brought to Europe by returning explorers after their discovery of the New World, plants in the genus Cucurbita are important sources of human food and oil. Pumpkins are very versatile in their uses for cooking. Most... Read more
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Daily Mail
Did humans first use fire to help them FORAGE?fires also allowed our ancestors to travel greater distances and expand to othe
Did humans first use fire to help them FORAGE?
Daily Mail / Posted 20 days ago
fires also allowed our ancestors to travel greater distances and expand to other continents. She said: 'When our genus appears, almost immediately, those populations got out of Africa. If you look at the other great apes, they're tied to... Read more
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PhysOrg
New hypothesis explains how human ancestors used fire to their advantageAnthropogenic burning in Hadza country. Credit: James F. O'Connell Fire, a tool
New hypothesis explains how human ancestors used fire to their advantage
PhysOrg / Posted 20 days ago
Anthropogenic burning in Hadza country. Credit: James F. O'Connell Fire, a tool broadly used for cooking, constructing, hunting and even communicating, was arguably one of the earliest discoveries in human history. But when, how and why it came to be... Read more
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Daily Mail
Zombie worms found in warm waters for the first timeat the base of the tube, this picture shows the palps of a female Osedax and he
Zombie worms found in warm waters for the first time
Daily Mail / Posted 25 days ago
at the base of the tube, this picture shows the palps of a female Osedax and her eggs It is also the name for the genus of sea dwelling bone-eating worm or 'zombie worm' - named after the way it bores into the bones of carcasses where it... Read more
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Daily Mail
'Sea sparkle' effect illuminates coast with light on popular beacheschemicals nitrogen and phosphorous from farm run-off increase and pour into the
'Sea sparkle' effect illuminates coast with light on popular beaches
Daily Mail / Posted 27 days ago
chemicals nitrogen and phosphorous from farm run-off increase and pour into the oceans. Unlike similar organisms in its genus, Noctiluca doesn't directly produce chemicals that can attack the nervous system or parts of the body. When the blooms... Read more
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Daily Press
DIGGIN IN | Golden ragwort a native alternative to Bradford pear treessuch as North Creek Nurseries (northcreeknurseries.com) sell flats of seedlings
DIGGIN IN | Golden ragwort a native alternative to Bradford pear trees
Daily Press / Posted 30 days ago
such as North Creek Nurseries (northcreeknurseries.com) sell flats of seedlings. Also, April 30 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Jamestown Beach campsites with native plants from the John Clayton Chapter, master gardeners and Williamsburg Botanical... Read more

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