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Big or small, the teeth or carnivorous dinosaurs were adapted to a particular method of shredding flesh
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Sci is over at Neurotic Physiology today, asking about bananas. Athletes often get told to eat them, they are wonder fruit. So much potassium! So many carbs!
Every year I ask some of the attendees of the ScienceOnline conferences to tell me (and my readers) more about themselves, their careers, current projects and their views on the use of the Web in science, science education or science communication.
Wild Ocellated turkey, photographed in Belize by John Harshman, used with permission. Whenever I mention turkeys on Tet Zoo, it’s unavoidable that I (generally) mention or illustrate the turkey we know best: the domestic form of Meleagris gallopavo , the North American bird typically known as the Wild turkey.
I have often wondered about whether key human adaptations (e.g., bipedalism, large brain size, opposable thumbs) represented universal traits for the development of high intelligence and technological complexity.
Video of the Week #76, January 16th, 2013: Worlds: The Kepler Planet Candidates from Alex Parker on Vimeo. From: Beautiful Video Imagines the Thousands of Known Exoplanets Orbiting a Single Star by Michael Moyer at Observations .
#SciAmBlogs Tuesday - Darwin s Neon Golf Balls, Pot and IQ, Math Verse, Beijing s air pollution, and more.
- Nicholas G. Evans - What Science Should We Fund? Questioning New Policy on H5N1 Gain-of-Function Research - Ashutosh Jogalekar - Does smoking pot lower your IQ? - Jennifer Frazer - Darwin’s Neon Golf Balls - Evelyn Lamb - Setting Mathematics in Verse - Deborah Gordon - Guest Post: Navigating the New World of Oils - Hannah Waters - A Hilarious Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Montana’s Natural History Museum - John R.
On January 13, The New York Times reported that air pollution levels in Beijing, China were elevated to a point "beyond indexing". The readings help form the Air Quality Index (PDF), which is used to determine levels of harmful particulate matter, and topped out at 755 ppm at a monitoring station at the U.S.
Japan has removed the rare, nocturnal, island-dwelling Amami black rabbit (aka the Ryukyu rabbit, Pentalagus furnessi ) from its endangered species list, according to a report from The Telegraph .
The beech orange, likely Cyttaria darwinii. These were sprouting near Ushuala in southern Argentina. Image courtesy Bruce Muller; used with permission.
The University of Montana's natural history museum in Missoula is the "largest zoological museum in Montana and one of the major zoological collections of the Northern Rocky Mountains," according to its website.
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