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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
- 1 day 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
- 1 day 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 --
If Half of All Species Go Extinct, Will One of Them Be Us?
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, mass extinction, research, animals, environment, humans, habitat, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - nautil.us
How many animal species do you think go extinct every year? Last week I conducted a highly unscientific polling of around 20 of my Facebook and Google Chat contacts, asking that same question.
Immortal Jellyfish May Have the Secret to Everlasting Life
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, discovery, immortality, Japan, Kyoto University, morphing, research, scarlet jellyfish, science, study )

Kayleen
- 2 days ago - cnn.com
Researchers report the scarlet jellyfish do not die, but continue to rejuvenate. These amazing creatures are "immortal" as we know it, and could hold the secret to perpetual life, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Walking Bichir Fish May Reveal How Vertebrates Moved Onto Land
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, discovery, research, science, scientists, Canada, walkin bichir fish, fish, vertebrates )

Lone
- 4 days ago - news.ca.msn.com
A Canadian scientist has found a way to raise fish to "walk" confidently with their heads held high -- by forcing them out of the water at a young age.
Whole Organ 'Grown' in World First
Science & Tech  (tags: science, medical, research, organ, human, animals, scotland, UK )

Ray
- 6 days 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
- 7 days 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
- 10 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
- 13 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
- 24 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
- 25 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
- 30 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
- 32 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.
 

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