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30 Years for Humpback Whales to Recover
Offbeat  (tags: Scientists, thirty years, humpback whales, recover, slaughter )

Marie
- 60 days ago - m.nzherald.co.nz
It will take another three decades for the Southern Hemisphere's humpback whale population to recover from the slaughter of the whaling era, scientists say.
Scientists Create a Pesticide That Won't Kill the Bees--and It's All Natural
Offbeat  (tags: Bees, invented, pesticides, harmless, scientists )

Marie
- 76 days ago - takepart.com
There's finally some good news about the plight of the honeybees, which pollinate a third of our food but whose populations have been crashing over the past eight years.
Longitude Prize 2014: The Challenges
Offbeat  (tags: inventors, scientists, Research UK, solutions, Longitude Prize 2014 )

Ray
- 91 days ago - bbc.co.uk
To commemorate the 300th Anniversary of the original Longitude Prize (for the invention of a clock that could keep time at sea), a new prize has been launched to encourage inventors and scientists to find solutions to six key problems facing the world.
Animal Research 'Pledge on Openness' Agreed
Offbeat  (tags: bio-industry, scientists, science, research, animals )

Ray
- 98 days ago - bbc.co.uk
UK animal researchers have signed a pledge to be transparent about the nature of their experiments, The Concordat on Openness on Animal Research has initially been signed by 72 organisations, including universities, bio-industry companies,
Ageing Research: Could New Blood Be the Secret to Youth?
Offbeat  (tags: scientists, research, humans, Ageing, blood, secret to youth )

Ray
- 109 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The secret to reversing the ageing process could lie in the blood of the young, according to new research. Scientists, who have been experimenting on mice, have discovered older animals got stronger,
Want to Help Owl Researchers? Watch These Webcams
Offbeat  (tags: Owls, research, web cams, help, scientists, Montana )

Marie
- 122 days ago - mnn.com
People across the world can watch nesting great horned owls and long-eared owls in Montana and even snap photos of the birds to aid scientists.
EXPOSED: Whales Exploited in Circus-Style Shows By SEA LIFE
Offbeat  (tags: animalcaptivity, whales, investigation, cruelty, sealife, endangered, ethics, suffering, scientists, habitat, conflict, humans )

Borg
- 125 days ago - us6.campaign-archive2.com
A painstaking CAPS investigation, carried out over the last six months, has revealed the cruel exploitation of beluga whales, who are forced to perform degrading, circus-style tricks for screaming audiences in SEA LIFE's "Beluga Whale Theatre" in Shanghai
Why Rudolf Really Is the Red-Nosed Reindeer
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Marie
- 242 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Scientists using thermal imaging cameras found animal's noses appear redder due to the increased blood flow to stop it from freezing.
Red Fox's Secret Hunting Weapon Revealed - Video
Offbeat  (tags: Red fox, magnetic field, scientists, hunting, snow, video, offbeat )

Marie
- 253 days ago - mnn.com
Watch a fox dive headfirst into 3 feet of snow and emerge with a snack. Scientists weren't sure how the animal did this amazing feat until they discovered a pattern in the pouncing.
Scientists Think They'Ve Found a Lost Continent in the Indian Ocean
Offbeat  (tags: lost continent, indian ocean, sand, scientists, interesting, world )

Tamara
- 541 days ago - socialreader.com
William Blake saw the universe in a grain of sand. A team of geologists saw a continent. In a paper published online Monday in Nature Geoscience, an international research team reports that it has found evidence of a lost "micro continent" in the Indian
Laboratory Cruelty You Were O Meant to See.
Offbeat  (tags: Animal testing, cruelty, dogs, cats, suffering, media, cover-up, abuse, protection, scientists, humans, pets )

Borg
- 861 days ago - animalexperimentspictures.com
Researchers do not want the general public to know what really happens behind the closed doors of their animal testing laboratories - they have too much to hide! GRAPHIC IMAGES !!
Fungus Behind America's Bat Die-Off Traced Back to Europe
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, bats, science, US, Canada, Europe, animals, scientists )

Raymond
- 862 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
The mysterious deaths of millions of bats in the United States and Canada over the past several years were caused by a fungus that hitchhiked from Europe, scientists reported Monday.
Samantha Garvey, Homeless Teen Up For Prestigious Intel Science Prize, Gets A House
Offbeat  (tags: GoodNews, homeless, teen, Samantha Garvey, scientists, marine biologist, semi-finalist )

BarbCat
- 950 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
BRENTWOOD, N.Y. -- Samantha Garvey and her family had been living in a shelter for several days when they got word the 17-year-old aspiring marine biologist had made it to the semifinals of the prestigious national Intel science competition.
Earthquake Noticed By Animals First
Offbeat  (tags: pets, earthquakes, dogs, cats, sense, smell, predict, scientists )

BarbCat
- 1092 days ago - care2.com
You may have heard stories from pet owners about their pets acting strangely right before an earthquake, or at least have heard about them in the media. Such incidents have been reported since 373 B.C. in Greece, when rats, weasels and snakes abandoned
 

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