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Year in Review: Shocking Mass Animal Deaths Around the World
Science & Tech  (tags: Shocking, Mass, Animal, Deaths, Around, the, World )

Agnes
- 980 days ago - treehugger.com
Less than two weeks into 2011, the animal world was experiencing a phenomenon that was, how should we put this....totally freaky: Blackbirds fell from the sky by the thousands, dead fish washed up on beaches by the millions, and hundreds of turtle doves
The 3.2 Million-Year-Old Fossilised Foot Bone That Proves When Man First Started to Walk
Science & Tech  (tags: Fossilised foot bone, Animal, Science, Ancestors, Research, Human evolution )

Nancy
- 1286 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Scientists have pinpointed the moment when our ancestors finally abandoned the trees to walk upright like modern people.
Similarities in the Embryonic Development of Various Animal Species Are Also Found at Molecular Level
Science & Tech  (tags: Embryonic Development, Science, Animal, Species )

Nancy
- 1343 days ago - sciencedaily.com
The astonishing similarity in the appearance of embryos from different animal species was observed as far back as the 19th century by scientists such as Karl von Baer, Charles Darwin and Ernst Haeckel.
Beaver PC Mod - Very Bizarre and Sick
Science & Tech  (tags: mod, case, pc, offbeat, animal, sick, pictures )

Nikola
- 1988 days ago - bored-night.com
This Stuffed Beaver PC Case has to be one of the most morbid yet creative case mods in the relatively short history of mankind.
Fossil of Most Primitive 4-Legged Animal Found
Science & Tech  (tags: prehistoric, fish, fossil, animal, discovery, science )

Catherine
- 2245 days ago - livescience.com
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Scientists unearthed a skull of the most primitive four-legged creature in Earth's history, which should help them better understand the evolution of fish to advanced animals that walk on land. The 365 million-year-old fossil skull, shou
Researchers Uncover the Source of An Almost 2 Billion Year Delay in Animal Evolution
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, scientists, study, environment, animal, atmosphere, atmospheric, Earth, evolution, life, molybdenum, ocean, oxygen, oxygenated, oxygenation )

J.
- 2337 days ago - ncl.ac.uk
An international team of biogeochemists who took part in the study provide independent confirmation that there was a major delay in the oxygenation of the ocean & appears that availability of molybdenum may have played a crucial role in animal evolution.
Morphological Evolution of Spiders Predicted By Pendulum Mechanics
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, biology, astrophysics, study, concept, animal, evolutionary, pendulum, species, spider, physics, chemistry )

J.
- 2338 days ago - plosone.org
Intrigued by this evolutionary phenomenon,a team of scientists conducted an inquiry into biological advantages & caveats of such a peculiar lifestyle by studying over a hundred spider species.Results have implications for the evolution & ecology of spider
New Form of Vision Discovered
Science & Tech  (tags: vision, animal )

Ben
- 2343 days ago - sciencenow.sciencemag.org
When it comes to versatile vision, the mantis shrimp reigns supreme. Its specialized eyes can pick up several types of light, including infrared and ultraviolet, and its color vision tops ours. Now scientists report that this reef-dwelling crustacean has
Earth's Ecosystem Has Been Complex for Hundreds of Millions of Years
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, study, discovery, animal, Australia, ecological, ecosystem, fossil, Funisia, life, Neoproterozoic, organism, palaeontology, reproduction )

J.
- 2343 days ago - newsroom.ucr.edu
Palaeontologists studying ancient fossils they excavated in the South Australian outback argue that Earth's ecosystem has been complex since around 565 million years ago which is included in a period in Earth's history called the Neoproterozoic era.
"Animals Are Not Meant for Medical Research," Says Physician
Science & Tech  (tags: animal, testing, research, science, suffering, medicine )

Tom
- 2347 days ago - tribune-georgian.com
Aysha Akhtar, M.D., M.P.H, says, "Today, dissection and live animal labs are no longer required or even hailed as superior teaching tools. To imply that dissecting animals is a necessary part of any education is simply wrong."
ISU Researcher Identifies Eye Disease in Canines
Science & Tech  (tags: animal, news, research, scientist, concept, discovery, canines, health, diseases, veterinary medicine, treatment )

J.
- 2359 days ago - public.iastate.edu
An assistant professor of veterinary medicine,at Iowa State University, has identified and named a previously unknown eye disease. Immune-Mediated Retinopathy, or IMR, causes loss of function in retinal cells, and in some cases, blindness.
Green Light for Human/Animal Hybrids
Science & Tech  (tags: hybrid, animal, embryo )

Ben
- 2406 days ago - blogmyway.org
Henneshoe writes "BBC News is reporting that two research facilities have been given the green light to create part human, part animal embryos. Accor
A Rat Not to Be Messed With
Science & Tech  (tags: Paleontologists, discovery, science, animal, giant rat )

Jacquelin
- 2408 days ago - theaustralian.news.com.au
THE fossilised skull of a rat the size of a car has been unearthed.The creature lived about four million years ago, weighed about a tonne and ate mostly soft vegetation. It was so big that it probably spent much of its life semi-submerged in water, like a
UCSB Researchers Discover the Dawn of Animal Vision
Science & Tech  (tags: hydra, animal, vision, science, research, photosensitivity )

Eduardo
- 2499 days ago - eurekalert.org
By peering deep into evolutionary history, scientists at the University of California, Santa Barbara have discovered the origins of photosensitivity in animals.
USDA Fines Animal Lab After Monkey Death
Science & Tech  (tags: research, USDA, fines, animal, lab, after, monkey, death )

Esther
- 2514 days ago - news.yahoo.com
ATLANTA - An animal research center was fined $15,000 for animal care problems linked to the death of a monkey, federal authorities said Monday. A Yerkes spokeswoman noted the research center reported the monkey's death, and said the center is committ
 

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