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How We Can Bring Extinct Animals Back to Life
Science & Tech  (tags: Science & Environment, Technology, Animal, Cloning, Ecology, Extinction )

- 1653 days ago -
Mankind has been responsible for the extinction of many animal species. But natural history futurist Stewart Brand says we may now have the technology that could help reverse the decline.
New Deep-Sea Animal Species Look Like Mushrooms But Defy Classification
Science & Tech  (tags: evolution, animal, dendrogramma, mushrooms, species, ocean, animals, discovery, research, science, scientists, study )

- 1748 days ago -
A handful of strange mushroom-shaped animals discovered in the deep sea off Australia in the 1980s have finally been named by scientists.
Year in Review: Shocking Mass Animal Deaths Around the World
Science & Tech  (tags: Shocking, Mass, Animal, Deaths, Around, the, World )

- 2743 days ago -
Less than two weeks into 2011, the animal world was experiencing a phenomenon that was, how should we put this....totally freaky: Blackbirds fell from the sky by the thousands, dead fish washed up on beaches by the millions, and hundreds of turtle doves
The 3.2 Million-Year-Old Fossilised Foot Bone That Proves When Man First Started to Walk
Science & Tech  (tags: Fossilised foot bone, Animal, Science, Ancestors, Research, Human evolution )

- 3048 days ago -
Scientists have pinpointed the moment when our ancestors finally abandoned the trees to walk upright like modern people.
Similarities in the Embryonic Development of Various Animal Species Are Also Found at Molecular Level
Science & Tech  (tags: Embryonic Development, Science, Animal, Species )

- 3106 days ago -
The astonishing similarity in the appearance of embryos from different animal species was observed as far back as the 19th century by scientists such as Karl von Baer, Charles Darwin and Ernst Haeckel.
Beaver PC Mod - Very Bizarre and Sick
Science & Tech  (tags: mod, case, pc, offbeat, animal, sick, pictures )

- 3750 days ago -
This Stuffed Beaver PC Case has to be one of the most morbid yet creative case mods in the relatively short history of mankind.
Fossil of Most Primitive 4-Legged Animal Found
Science & Tech  (tags: prehistoric, fish, fossil, animal, discovery, science )

- 4007 days ago -
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Scientists unearthed a skull of the most primitive four-legged creature in Earth's history, which should help them better understand the evolution of fish to advanced animals that walk on land. The 365 million-year-old fossil skull, shou
Researchers Uncover the Source of An Almost 2 Billion Year Delay in Animal Evolution
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, scientists, study, environment, animal, atmosphere, atmospheric, Earth, evolution, life, molybdenum, ocean, oxygen, oxygenated, oxygenation )

- 4100 days ago -
An international team of biogeochemists who took part in the study provide independent confirmation that there was a major delay in the oxygenation of the ocean & appears that availability of molybdenum may have played a crucial role in animal evolution.
Morphological Evolution of Spiders Predicted By Pendulum Mechanics
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, biology, astrophysics, study, concept, animal, evolutionary, pendulum, species, spider, physics, chemistry )

- 4101 days ago -
Intrigued by this evolutionary phenomenon,a team of scientists conducted an inquiry into biological advantages & caveats of such a peculiar lifestyle by studying over a hundred spider species.Results have implications for the evolution & ecology of spider
New Form of Vision Discovered
Science & Tech  (tags: vision, animal )

- 4105 days ago -
When it comes to versatile vision, the mantis shrimp reigns supreme. Its specialized eyes can pick up several types of light, including infrared and ultraviolet, and its color vision tops ours. Now scientists report that this reef-dwelling crustacean has
Earth's Ecosystem Has Been Complex for Hundreds of Millions of Years
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, study, discovery, animal, Australia, ecological, ecosystem, fossil, Funisia, life, Neoproterozoic, organism, palaeontology, reproduction )

- 4105 days ago -
Palaeontologists studying ancient fossils they excavated in the South Australian outback argue that Earth's ecosystem has been complex since around 565 million years ago which is included in a period in Earth's history called the Neoproterozoic era.
"Animals Are Not Meant for Medical Research," Says Physician
Science & Tech  (tags: animal, testing, research, science, suffering, medicine )

- 4109 days ago -
Aysha Akhtar, M.D., M.P.H, says, "Today, dissection and live animal labs are no longer required or even hailed as superior teaching tools. To imply that dissecting animals is a necessary part of any education is simply wrong."
ISU Researcher Identifies Eye Disease in Canines
Science & Tech  (tags: animal, news, research, scientist, concept, discovery, canines, health, diseases, veterinary medicine, treatment )

- 4121 days ago -
An assistant professor of veterinary medicine,at Iowa State University, has identified and named a previously unknown eye disease. Immune-Mediated Retinopathy, or IMR, causes loss of function in retinal cells, and in some cases, blindness.
Green Light for Human/Animal Hybrids
Science & Tech  (tags: hybrid, animal, embryo )

- 4169 days ago -
Henneshoe writes "BBC News is reporting that two research facilities have been given the green light to create part human, part animal embryos. Accor
A Rat Not to Be Messed With
Science & Tech  (tags: Paleontologists, discovery, science, animal, giant rat )

- 4170 days ago -
THE fossilised skull of a rat the size of a car has been unearthed.The creature lived about four million years ago, weighed about a tonne and ate mostly soft vegetation. It was so big that it probably spent much of its life semi-submerged in water, like a

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