An ancient arachnid related to early spiders shows a strange mix of features.
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The excrement-rolling bugs navigate by the light of the Milky Way
Among animal welfare professionals, those who work at zoos might have the toughest jobs. Keepers and curators at zoo must alternately serve as biologists, psychologists, trainers, chefs, janitors, and educators.
Aaron Swartz I continue on break from the UMN Markingson story as I try to make sense—although there appears none to be had—of the tragic death of Aaron Swartz.
Two Brazilian researchers doing some recreational bird-watching have made an amazing discovery: the first nest ever found for the critically endangered Stresemann's bristlefront ( Merulaxis stresemanni ).
@thomascmurray: I learn more on Twitter in one week than I did in ANY grad course, which by the way, I paid for. Who's with me? #edtech #edchat #satchat @sjunkins: Twitter is everything a teachers lounge should be...
The invention of agriculture catalyzed dog domestication, genome study suggests. Image: John Fehrenbach, via Flickr. They work with us, play with us and comfort us when we’re down.
I'm so pleased to be participating in TWO Science Online sessions this year. I think both of them are really important questions for the online community, and I hope we'll do them justice!For my first #scio13 session, on Thursday (eep!
A falling tent heralded catastrophe.Until the summer dry season comes, things in the Pacific Northwest are perpetually wet. Edward Smith and his companions, camped 18 kilometers (11 miles) north of Mount St.
#SciAmBlogs Wednesday - Camel milk, Brain-Controlled Prosthetics, ScienceOnline history, #overlyhonestmethods, and more.
As it is Wednesday, we have a new Video of the Week. - Layla Eplett - Exploring the DromeDairy: Camels and Their Milk - Ashutosh Jogalekar - Virtual shock - Bora Zivkovic - ScienceOnline – crossing a river with Anton Zuiker - Janet D.
Video of the Week #77, January 23th, 2013: From: Death Valley Dreamlapse by Joanne Manaster at PsiVid . Source: Sunchaser Pictures This week we see a time lapse of the night sky captured with DSLR photography in Death Valley on December 13, 2012, the night of the peak of the Geminid meteor shower, an incredible planetary alignment, and a bit of excitement as some sort of UFO seems to circle through the star trails several times (this shows up at 1:30-1:35).
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