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Ancient Fish Fossil Shows Signs of Rear-Leg Development
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, paleontology, fossils, fish, evolution, science, research, scientists, discovery, history, study )

- 1401 days ago -
Fossils of an ancient fish species discovered in the Canadian Arctic show that hind legs evolved from fins some 375 million years ago, challenging a theory that they developed only after vertebrates took to land, according to research published this week.
Strange Ancient Fish Had Front And Back Legs
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, discovery, evolution, evolutionary biology, fish, strange science )

- 1403 days ago -
The closest known relative of the ancestors of limbed animals such as humans likely evolved the foundation for rear legs even before the move to land, researchers say.
This Cold Fish Has An Amazing Survival Trick - Video
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, artic, climate, design, DNA, environment, fish, habitat, ice, interesting, medicine, research, science, scientists, study, world )

- 1532 days ago -
How does antifreeze help the Arctic Cod? - video
Scientists Make Rare Discovery: A Scary, Shark-Like Fish With Abs
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, research, study, scientists, prehistoric, fish, Australia )

- 1614 days ago -
Prehistoric armored fish from 380 million years ago found in remote Australia had what New Scientist is calling 'the world's first abs'
Invasive? Bloody Red Shrimp Are Supper for Great Lakes Fish
Science & Tech  (tags: Invasive? Bloody, Red, Shrimp, Are, Supper, for, Great, Lakes, Fish )

- 2181 days ago -
Time to rethink invasive species, at least when it comes to bloody red shrimp in the Great Lakes. In most cases, invasive species are a bad thing. They compete with native species and can really screw up an ecosystem. See zebra and quagga mussels.
Fish Acting as Lawn Mowers Help Coral Reefs Recover
Science & Tech  (tags: Fish, Acting, as, Lawn, Mowers, Help, Coral, Reefs, Recover )

- 2195 days ago -
A major barrier for corals trying to recover from damage is the overgrowth of algae. Too much algae, and coral larvae aren't able to find suitable spots to settle down and grow up. But, with the help of a few certain types of fish, coral reefs stand a be
Smithsonian Scientists Discover 7 New Species of Fish
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, fish, environment, interesting, news, research, scientists, world )

- 2477 days ago -
DNA analysis and morphology studies enabled researchers to discover 7 new species of Starksia blennies, native to coral reefs in the western Atlantic and eastern Pacific oceans. Recorded in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Fish Can Count...Up to Three
Science & Tech  (tags: Fish, Counting, angelfish )

- 2493 days ago -
Fish can distinguish between larger and smaller quantities, with an additional ability to "count" up to three, according to research on tropical angelfish.
Human Noise Pollution in Ocean Can Lead Fish Away From Good Habitats and Off to Their Death
Science & Tech  (tags: Human, Noise Pollution, Fish, Good Habitats, animals, environment )

- 2652 days ago -
The growing amount of human noise pollution in the ocean could lead fish away from good habitat and off to their death, according to new research from a UK-led team working on the Great Barrier Reef.
Finding Our Inner Fish
Science & Tech  (tags: humans, fish, evolution, genetics, yeast, physiology, research, science )

- 2690 days ago -
It took him years of searching in the Canadian Arctic, but in 2004, Neil Shubin found the fossilized remains of what he thinks is one of our most important ancestors. Turns out, it's a fish.
Are Our Oceans Endangered? Acid Rate Now Highest in 65 Million Years
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Research, Ocean, Fish, acid )

- 2830 days ago -
A new model developed at the University of Bristol (England) shows that changes in the carbonate chemistry of the deep ocean may exceed anything seen in the past 65 million year,
Water Movements Can Shape Fish Evolution
Science & Tech  (tags: fish, biology, research )

- 2831 days ago -
Researchers from the University of Minnesota's Institute of Technology have found that the hydrodynamic environment of fish can shape their physical form and swimming style. The research, available on the Journal of Experimental Biology Web site, was spon
Could Jupiter Moon Harbor Fish-Size Life?
Science & Tech  (tags: moon, ocean, fish, discovery, interesting, science, space )

- 2913 days ago -
In the oceans of a moon hundreds of millions of miles from the sun, something fishy may be alive--right now.
HALLOWEEN PICTURES: Spooky Species Discovered This Year
Science & Tech  (tags: Fish, New Species, Spooky, discovery, interesting, study )

- 2937 days ago -
spooky-looking fangs that have earned it the name Danionella dracula--and that's more than enough to qualify as a one of the spookiest new species announced in 2009.
Mercury Found in All Fish Caught in U.S.-Tested Streams
Science & Tech  (tags: u.s., geological, survey, mercury, fish, freshwater, streams, discovery, investigation, science, research, health, habitat, ecosystems, nature, environment, pollution, health, risks, warning, disease, illness, coal, mining, safety, food )

- 3001 days ago -
The U.S. Geological Survey's research marks its most comprehensive examination of mercury contamination in stream fish. The study found that 27% of the fish had mercury levels high enough to exceed what the Environmental Protection Agency considers safe.

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