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Armored Fish Pioneered Sex As You Know It
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, animals, discovery, environment, research, science, scientists, study, world )

Lone
- 4 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Fossils suggest that long before birds and bees, vertebrates used internal fertilization.
How Cities Are Making Our Rats Smarter and Spiders Bigger
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, humans, evolution, rats, spiders, urban living, research, scientists, study, society, world )

Carrie
- 15 days ago - macleans.ca
Aesop, it seems, was literally right in his 2,500-year-old fable of the country mouse and the city mouse. Humans are not the only creatures to have been altered in behaviour, and even in form, by urban experience.
New Study Confirms That Dogs Really Are Like Your Children
Science & Tech  (tags: humans, animals, dogs, children, science, research, study, interesting, news, scientists )

Carrie
- 18 days ago - phenomena.nationalgeographic.com
On an intellectual level I understand that having a dog is not the same as having a human child. Still, what I feel for him has got to be something like maternal attachment. And a new brain-imaging study backs me up on this.
Research Shows Dogs Are Much Smarter Than We Think
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, dogs, humans, pets, interesting, society, world )

Caree
- 18 days ago - preview.msn.com
Ongoing experiments are showing that -- in terms of memory, social interactions, and emotional intelligence -- dogs are much smarter than we give them credit for. Dogs can learn hundreds of words and a border collie named Chaser has learned over 1000 differ
The Mythology of Dog Years
Science & Tech  (tags: pets, dogs, life span, dog years, myth, animals, research, study, interesting, humans )

Carrie
- 21 days ago - priceonomics.com
In 2008, when the world's oldest reported dog -- a 29-year-old labrador named Bella -- passed away, Daily Mail wasted no time in sensationalizing the news: "The World's Oldest Dog Dies at the Age of 203 (in Canine Years)."
Sylvia Earle, Undersea Explorer & Marine Biologist, Using Technology To Understand The Oceans   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Sylvia Earle, Ocean Life, deep water horizon, pollution, over fishing, fish, marine life, whales, animals, ecosystems, habitat, oceans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Betsy
- 27 days ago - youtube.com
Sylvia Earle, marine biologist & spokesperson for the ocean, was the first person to be awarded the Time Magazine "Hero For The Planet" Award in 1998.
Technology Unlocks the Mysteries of Bird Flight
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, science, research, animals, bird flight, aviation, birds, aerodynamics )

Darren
- 29 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
Bob Dylan asked: "Are birds free from the chains of the skyway?" Sure, this is a metaphor (in Dylan's case, for a lost love) but it works because the complexities of avian flight--from migration and navigation to group dynamics--have long been a mystery
Windmills in the Ocean and the Hamptons May Answer Energy Problems APRIL 19, 2014 BY DAN RATTINER
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, energy, study, performance, research, safety, science, technology, business, animals, habitat, NewTechnology, world )

Ruth
- 35 days ago - danspapers.com
"...about 20 miles off Montauk, just south of Block Island, there are five steel windmills under construction... The 35 additional windmills are to be located 16 miles off Martha's Vineyard, further from Montauk." CLEAN ENERGY! (Pls. Keep animals safe)
Geneticists Say Bald Chicken Is Safe, But Would You Eat It?
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, chicken, concept, health, science, world )

Kathy
- 37 days ago - realfarmacy.com
Chickens have feathers for a reason, or at least that's how nature intended it. Nine years after the first information on featherless chickens became known, the attention of the public and world media has once again focused on this experiment designed for
Mad Science: 'Genetically Modified Micro Humans' to Be 'Farmed' for Drug Testing By 2017
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, concept, GeneticEngineering, humans, medicine, NewTechnology, research, science, technology )

Kathy
- 40 days ago - myscienceacademy.org
Artificial humans will be 'farmed' with interacting organs that can be used in drug tests, speeding up the process of FDA and other government regulatory approvals, and supposedly without damaging rats or other animals currently used in laboratories.
Mega Droughts Or Prolonged Droughts (California and Western US) Are A Threat To Civilization
Science & Tech  (tags: California, Western US, Droughts, Wildfires, water shortage, animals, business, climate, environment, habitat, health, investigation, news, NewTechnology, science, technology, world )

Betsy
- 51 days ago - usatoday.com
California is in the third year of one of the state's worst droughts, one that's led to fierce wildfires, water shortages and restrictions, and potentially staggering agricultural losses.
VIDEO - Tool-Making Cockatoo Teaches Tricks
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, animals, discovery, research, science, study, cockatoo, tool-making, birds )

Lone
- 51 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Scientists have discovered a breed of cockatoos can share how to make and use tools with other birds.
New Deep-Sea Animal Species Look Like Mushrooms But Defy Classification
Science & Tech  (tags: evolution, animal, dendrogramma, mushrooms, species, ocean, animals, discovery, research, science, scientists, study )

Lone
- 51 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
A handful of strange mushroom-shaped animals discovered in the deep sea off Australia in the 1980s have finally been named by scientists.
Century After Extinction, Passenger Pigeons Remain Iconic--And Scientists Hope to Bring Them Back
Science & Tech  (tags: passenger pigeon, martha, deextinction, DNA, animals, species, Iconic, scientists, science, biologists, environment, humans, research, study, technology )

Lone
- 54 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
The 100th anniversary of the death of Martha, last of her kind, finds biologists dreaming of preventing or reversing extinctions.
Scientists Sign Declaration That Animals Have Conscious Awareness, Just Like Humans
Science & Tech  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animals, animalrights, cruelty, ethics, GoodNews, protection, suffering, wildanimals, scientists, research, interesting )

Mari
- 54 days ago - earthweareone.com
An international group of prominent scientists has signed The Cambridge Declaration on Consciousness in which they are proclaiming their support for the idea that animals are conscious and aware to the degree that humans are --
 

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