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What to Do When the World Is Ending: Live Fast, Have Sex Early, Die Young
Science & Tech  (tags: reptiles, extinction, biology, climate change, global warming )

Freya
- 145 days ago - dailykos.com
Sorry to disappoint you, but this story is about Lystrosaurus. Yes, this story has the most click-baity of click-bait titles, but seriously, would you have clicked if you knew this was about funny-looking dead reptiles? Didn't think so.
Help Discover New Species Using Your Cell Phone
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, discovery, science, biology, entomology. digital photography, taxonomy, new species, bugs, insects, reptiles, amphibians, spiders, bees )

Cathy
- 250 days ago - examiner.com
Learn how to use your cell phone camera to go on photo-safaris, possibly find something new to science, make a contribution to science and our understanding of the environment, and maybe even get a bug named after you!
There Was Once a Marine Reptile That Had Four Nostrils
Science & Tech  (tags: Paleontology, world, science, ichthyosaurs, reptiles )

Tracy
- 339 days ago - bbc.com
Millions of years before dolphins were around, dolphin-like marine reptiles roamed the oceans. They were called ichthyosaurs. A new species has now been uncovered in the Paja Formation in Colombia's eastern Andes.
Four-Legged Snake Fossil Found
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, animals, archaeology, discovery, evolution, snakes, reptiles, lizards, fossil, oldest )

Isaac
- 427 days ago - sciencedaily.com
An absolutely exquisite fossil of a snake that had four legs has been discovered by a team of scientists and may help show how snakes made the transition from lizards to serpents.
Ancient Snakes, Lizards Gave Birth to Live Young
Science & Tech  (tags: evolution, reptiles, biology, ancient, science, research, scientists, paleontology, study, investigation, climate change )

Michael
- 1010 days ago - cbc.ca
Most snakes and lizards are known to lay eggs, but in the distant past their ancestors mainly gave birth to live young, just as humans do, a new study suggests.
Teeniest Creatures Miniature Frogs, Reptiles and More
Science & Tech  (tags: Teeniest, creatures, Miniature, frogs, reptiles, more )

Agnes
- 1675 days ago - cbc.ca
This newly discovered species of miniature chameleon lives only on the islet of Nosy Hara in Madagascar. It's one of the smallest lizards in the world. (PLoS ONE)
Patterns of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Found in Galapagos Reptiles
Science & Tech  (tags: Patterns of antibiotic-resistant, bacteria found in, Galapagos, reptiles )

Agnes
- 1705 days ago - esciencenews.com
Land and marine iguanas and giant tortoises living close to human settlements or tourist sites in the Galápagos Islands were more likely to harbor antibiotic-resistant bacteria than
Agile 'Roadrunner' Dinosaur Fossil Discovered in China
Science & Tech  (tags: dinosaurs, reptiles, Paleontology, birds, fossils, ancient creatures, extinct species )

Rooibos
- 2370 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Measuring just half a metre long, the fleet-footed theropod named Xixianykus zhangi was likely to have used a huge claw to dig for termites and ants.
Early Exposure to Common Weed Killer Impairs Amphibian Development
Science & Tech  (tags: research, environment, frogs, reptiles, developmental biology, biotechnology, atrazine, caspase-3, exposure, herbicide, kidney, morphogenesis, organ, tadpoles )

J.
- 3082 days ago - yubanet.com
When exposed to the widely used herbicide atrazine in their early stages of life the common weed killer,once thought to be harmless to animals,disrupts growth of vital organs in amphibians during multiple growth periods.
Turning Deadly Venoms Into Cures
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, research, scientists, venom, medicine, study, reptiles, evolution )

J.
- 3099 days ago - popsci.com
Venomous serpents have developed one of the most effective & efficient weapon systems of the animal kingdom.They may kill tens of thousands of people yearly, but their deadly venoms have the potential to save many thousands more.
Ancient Sea Reptile From Alberta Oilsands Yields Research Bounty
Science & Tech  (tags: reptiles, fossils, paleontology, science, scientists, discovery, interesting )

John (Aqu
- 3110 days ago - cbc.ca
A reptile that once prowled the seas where Alberta's oilsands now sit has been named after a paleontologist who studied prehistoric ocean life. In a paper that formally describes the carnivorous aquatic predator, paleontologists from the University of
VIRGINIA: Snake Fear Part of Human Evolution?
Science & Tech  (tags: USA, herpetology, reptiles, snakes, fear of snakes, psychology, phobias, science )

Rooibos
- 3129 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Two University of Virginia researchers believe that humans are genetically predisposed to be deathly afraid of snakes. Judy S. DeLoache, a U.Va. professor of developmental psychology, said she has a snake phobia, but wonders why. "The question was, where
Earliest Known Evidence of Reptiles Found in N.B.
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, discovery, fossils, reptiles, paleontogist )

Patricia
- 3263 days ago - ctv.ca
Scientists in New Brunswick have discovered an important key to the past.They have found hundreds of.......
   

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