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Snow Leopard Off Endangered List
Offbeat  (tags: Off the Endanager List, Ainmals, Big Cat, Scientists )

Ray
- 70 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Scientists are emphasising that the big cats' new status does not mean they are safe from extinction, Has the chilling threat of extinction worn off at last for the long-endangered snow leopard?
Hawking's Daughter: 'You Could Ask My Dad Any Question'
Offbeat  (tags: questioning, scientists, Hawking's daughter )

Ray
- 95 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Lucy Hawking describes her famous scientist father being asked - what happens if you fall into a black hole?
HereâEUR(TM)s The Reason Scientists Say You ShouldnâEUR(TM)t Make Your Bed
Offbeat  (tags: making your bed, scientists, dust mites, interesting, society )

Lone
- 217 days ago - simplemost.com
Making your bed first thing in the morning traps in this moisture, allowing your bed to be a home for up to 1.5 million dust mites. If you leave your bed messy, however, the mites are exposed to air and sunlight, which causes them to become dehydrated
Boaty McBoatface Sent On First Antarctic Mission.
Offbeat  (tags: Boaty McBoatface, Antarctic Mission, Submersible, Exploration, Scientists )

Derek
- 255 days ago - news.sky.com
A submersible christened Boaty McBoatface after a public vote to name a polar research ship backfired is being sent on its first Antarctic mission. The craft will travel through a cold abyssal current that forms a key part of the global ocean circulation.
Mysterious Purple Sea Orb Stymies Scientists
Offbeat  (tags: scientists, NOAA, marine, mystery, purple sea orb, pics )

Barb
- 481 days ago - foxnews.com
"Have a look at that dark purple blob on the left, there." With those words, scientists aboard the Exploration Vessel Nautilus uncovered a marine mystery: a small purple orb tucked halfway under a rock off the coast of California.
Hobbit Find Shows Tiny Humans Shrank 'Rapidly'
Offbeat  (tags: Hobbit find, Humans, Scientists, Primitive Human )

Ray
- 533 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The story of humanity was rewritten 12 years ago by the discovery of the Hobbit. Now scientists unearth another twist to this epic tale.
Japanese Scientists Name Atomic Element 113 'Nihonium'
Offbeat  (tags: study, scientists, atoms, name, 113 )

Naoko
- 533 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Japanese scientists who discovered the atomic element 113 named it "nihonium" Wednesday evening.
Bedbugs Are Getting Harder to Kill, and Researchers May Have Figured Out Why
Offbeat  (tags: bedbugs, AUSTRALIA, scientists, RESEARCHERS, animals, environment, humans, pictures )

Lone
- 588 days ago - news.nationalpost.com
Australian bedbug scientists âEUR" yes, there is such a thing âEUR" have found a possible reason for why bedbugs are suddenly winning the war on humans: tougher shells.
The (Wobbly) March of the Penguins
Offbeat  (tags: Penguins, waddle, ice, treadmill, scientists )

Scooby
- 672 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Their comical waddle is a popular attraction at zoos around the world and has helped to cement penguins as stars of the screen in films such as March of the Penguins and Happy Feet.
Earth: These Are The Discoveries That Made Stephen Hawking Famous
Offbeat  (tags: space, discovery, scientists, genius, Stephen Hawking )

Ray
- 678 days ago - bbc.com
The legendary physicist has helped explain the behaviour of black holes and even examined the origin of the universe
Comet Wild 2 Dust 'Ballistics' Probed in 3D
Offbeat  (tags: comet residue, space, Scientists, USA )

Ray
- 682 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Ms White and her colleagues believe that mapping these tracks - made of empty space, squashed and melted aerogel, and minuscule amounts of comet residue - will yield valuable information about the original culprit grain.
Do We Underestimate the Power of Plants and Trees?
Offbeat  (tags: trees, Plants, intelligent, controversially, scientists )

Ray
- 733 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Research suggests plants might be capable of more than we suspect. Some scientists - controversially - describe plants as "intelligent".
Scientists Breed Beagles With Muscular Dystrophy in Bid to Develop Drugs Which Will Beat the Killer Disease
Offbeat  (tags: beagles, dogs, bred, Muscular Distrophy, scientists, uk, animal testing )

Scooby
- 740 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Scientists have bred a colony of beagles suffering with muscular dystrophy, in an attempt to develop drugs which would beat the killer disease in humans.
Scientist Under Attack After He Kills Bird That Took Decades to Find
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, protection, rare birds, moustached kingfisher, scientists )

Tracy
- 768 days ago - theguardian.com
Case of the moustached kingfisher pits those who think collecting can save a species against those who believe we should never kill rare animals
Scientists Planning to Clone UK's Only Giant Panda to Save Them From Extinction
Offbeat  (tags: panda, uk, clone, scientists, animals, pictures, news )

Scooby
- 781 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Scientists are planning to clone the only giant pandas in the UK in a bid to save them from extinction.
 

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