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Huge Primeval Forest Discovered Deep Off Alabama Coast
Science & Tech  (tags: Alabama, ancient, discovery, environment, interesting, news, research, science, University of Southern Mississippi )

Dan
- 418 days ago - cbsnews.com
Scuba divers just discovered the remains of an ancient forest 10 miles off the coast of Mobile, Ala. that existed at least 50,000 years ago before being buried deep below the ocean floor. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Da Vinci-Code, Bird-Style: Cockatoos Can Solve Complex Puzzles
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, birds, cockatoos, cognitive ability, discovery, Goffin Laboratory at Vienna University, interesting, news, science )

Dan
- 421 days ago - csmonitor.com
Researchers found that Goffin's cockatoos can complete a complicated sequence of tasks in pursuit of a reward, just like chimpanzees. They have great cognitive ability to innovate solutions. Logged by Sunstroke author David Kagan in Doomwatch Legacy.
Honeybees Use Right Antennae to Tell Friend From Foe
Science & Tech  (tags: Arizona State University, discovery, honeybees, interesting, news, research, science, study )

Dan
- 426 days ago - sciencenews.org
Researchers report that honeybees preferentially use their right antenna to distinguish between compadres and intruders, which also explains why our brains are asymmetric. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Half-Billion-Year-Old Creature Discovered
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, animals, discovery, interesting, Natural History Museum in London, news, paleontology, research, science )

Dan
- 429 days ago - foxnews.com
It's a fossilized, cigar-shaped animal, unearthed in Morocco, that lived about 520 million years ago. This strange creature could greatly expand and contract its body, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Scientists "Break the Time Barrier" and Decipher Genetic Code of Ancient Horse
Science & Tech  (tags: American Museum of Natural History, ancient, animals, Canada, China, discovery, interesting, news, research, science, University of Copenhagen, U.S. Department of Energy's Joint Genome )

Dan
- 431 days ago - nbcnews.com
From a tiny fossil bone found in the Yukon, scientists deciphered the genetic code of a prehistoric horse about 700,000 years old, and found that the last surviving wild horse is in China. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
How Spiders Keep the Peace
Science & Tech  (tags: Brazil, discovery, environment, interesting, news, research, science, spiders )

Dan
- 435 days ago - news.sciencemag.org
A large web spider in Brazil knows that fighting is never the answer: they share their snagged prey with hungry webless spiders because defending their meal isn't worth a fight to the death. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Ferocious 'Sheep-Eating' Plant Blooms in the U.K.
Science & Tech  (tags: Chile, discovery, interesting, news, plants, research, Royal Horticultural Society at Wisley, science, U.K )

Dan
- 435 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A towering South American plant that kills animals with its spikes and uses their decaying bodies as fertilizer is about to bloom in England -- the rare Puya chilensis, a threatened species. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Strange Marks on Martian Dunes Appear to Be Tracks of Dry-Ice Sleds
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, interesting, JPL, Mars, nasa, news, science, space, University of Arizona )

Dan
- 445 days ago - cos.arizona.edu
Chunks of frozen carbon dioxide most likely carved linear gullies into sand dunes on Mars, according to new photos from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Mars is full of surprises. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Where Did the Iron in Egyptian Relics Come From?
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery, Egypt, history, humans, interesting, news, research, science, University of Manchester, UK )

Dan
- 457 days ago - scientificamerican.com
The mystery of how ancient Egyptians obtained iron millennia before iron was ever smelted in the region has just been solved: they made use of iron brought to Earth by meteorites. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Acupuncture Helps Treat Hypothermic Sea Turtles
Science & Tech  (tags: acupuncture, animals, discovery, interesting, news, science, sea turtles )

Dan
- 467 days ago - foxnews.com
Two endangered sea turtles that are shells of their former selves after getting stranded on Cape Cod during a cold spell are getting help from an acupuncturist. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
 
 
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