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Whole Organ 'Grown' in World First
Science & Tech  (tags: science, medical, research, organ, human, animals, scotland, UK )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
A whole functional organ has been grown from scratch inside an animal for the first time, say researchers in Scotland.
Birds Lost Their Sweet Tooth, Hummingbirds Got Theirs Back
Science & Tech  (tags: hummingbirds, nectar, animals, discovery, environment, research, scientists )

Lone
- 1 day ago - phenomena.nationalgeographic.com
Hummingbirds feed largely on nectar, the sweet liquid that flowers produce. They love the stuff and the sweeter the better; they'll actually reject flowers whose nectar isn't sweet enough.
Cosmonauts Find Plankton Clinging to the Outside of the Space Station
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, cosmonauts, discovery, interesting, International Space Station, ITAR-TASS, microorganisms, nasa, news, science, space )

Kayleen
- 5 days ago - csmonitor.com
Cosmonauts have discovered sea plankton and other microscopic organisms living on the outside of the International Space Station, fully exposed to the vacuum of space and deadly solar UV rays. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Rare, Elusive European Wildcats Found Hiding Out on Active Volcano
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, discovery, EUROWILDCAT, interesting, Journal of Zoology, Sicily, wildcats )

Kayleen
- 8 days ago - foxnews.com
A healthy population of European wildcats has been discovered living in the forest surrounding Mount Etna in Sicily, researchers report. These wildcats are distantly related to domestic cats, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Watch: How Far Do Your Cats Roam?
Science & Tech  (tags: cat tracker, roaming, outside, pets, science, animals, NewTechnology, research, society, technology )

Lone
- 18 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Ever wondered where your cat slinks off to when it goes outside?
Are Crows Smarter Than Children?
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, discovery, study, crow, bird, news )

Lone
- 20 days ago - newswatch.nationalgeographic.com
In a battle of wits, could a bird outsmart a kindergartner? Don't be too quick to say no: One clever young bird solved a problem that has stumped 5-year-old children, according to a new study.
Rare Whale Fossil Pulled From California Backyard
Science & Tech  (tags: baleen whale fossil, California fossil, science, discovery, animals )

Nancy
- 25 days ago - news.msn.com
Members of the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department Search and Rescue team stand around a 16-17-million-year-old fossil lodged in a rock weighing about 2,000-pounds after it was lifted out of a hole in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., August 1.
Earth Is in the Early Stages of a Sixth Mass Extinction, Says the Journal Science - Via News.Com.Au
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Mass Extinction, Environment, Animals, Habitat destruction, Bio-diversity, Humans, Activism, Government, Industry, Sustainability risk, World News )

Victoria
- 27 days ago - news.com.au
EARTH'S sixth great extinction event has already begun and humans ARE the cause. Now responsible scientists are calling for urgent action from general populations, government and industry to stop this within the tipping point of 100 years.
Dinosaurs Could Have Survived The Asteroid, Study Finds
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, discovery, animals, dinosaurs, asteroids, paleontology )

Michael
- 29 days ago - iflscience.com
The extinction of dinosaurs might be down to "colossal bad luck," a new study has found.
Animals From Space: Polar Bears, Penguins Tracked Via Satellite
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, polar bears, science, satellites, research, scientists, technology )

Lone
- 30 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
In the olden days of scientific research, the only way to know how many buffalo roamed the prairie or monkeys bounced around the rain forest was to trek out there and take a head count.
Decline in Wildlife Aggravates Human Conflict - Study
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Research, Animals, Biology, Crime, Food, Terrorism, Violence, War )

Ray
- 32 days ago - rt.com
Researchers at UC Berkeley have found an alarming correlation between a decline in wildlife and human conflict. As human activity directly threatens animals, their declining numbers introduce drastic changes to our way of life.
First Nation Tribe Discovers Grizzly Bear "Highway" in Its Backyard
Science & Tech  (tags: Grizzly bears, salmon, canada, animals, discovery, environment, research, science, society )

Lone
- 35 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
A new study reveals that more grizzlies live among Canada's Heiltsuk people than they suspected.
Russia Launches Live Animals on Two-Month Space Mission
Science & Tech  (tags: Russia, Launching, satellite, live animals, plant seeds, space mission, materials samples, research, biological, physical, science, animals, scientists, study, world )

Lone
- 36 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A high-flying package of live animals, plant seeds, and materials samples shot into space Friday aboard a retrievable Russian Foton satellite, launching a two-month mission focusing on microgravity research into biological and physical sciences.
 

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