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Fun With the Kids-Make a Flowerpedia (Botany) | Suite101.com

Here is a fun and unique project to get you and the kids out of the house from early Spring till late Fall. You just might learn a thing or two yourself!
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Bronx Zoo - New York Attractions

Real-time local buzz for Bronx Zoo in New York: find out what locals in New York are saying right now about Bronx Zoo...
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HowStuffWorks "How can an octopus make itself look like another animal?"

HowStuffWorks "How can an octopus make itself look like another animal?" | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
Octopus camouflage is essential to survival in the depths of the ocean. Learn how octopus camouflage wards against predators like sharks and rays. (HowStuffWorks "How can an octopus make itself look like another animal?
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Frontiers of Zoology: Chupacabras SOLVED

Frontiers of Zoology: Chupacabras SOLVED | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
FRONTIERS OF ZOOLOGY Dale A. Drinnon has been a researcher in the field of Cryptozoology for the past 30+ years and has corresponded with Bernard Heuvelmans and Ivan T. Sanderson. He has a degree in ...
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HowStuffWorks "How are shark pups born?"

HowStuffWorks "How are shark pups born?" | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
Shark pups can be born three different ways: live birth, hatching from an egg and a combination of both. Read more about shark pups and their birth. (HowStuffWorks "How are shark pups born?
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Pregnancy evolution: a new Nature Genetics paper may explain why human babies gestate for so long.

Pregnancy evolution: a new Nature Genetics paper may explain why human babies gestate for so long. | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
If someone were to tell you that roughly 100 million years ago, our ancestors were infected by parasitic DNA, which copied and pasted itself throughout their genomes—and that this was linked to the evolution of modern human pregnancy—you might...
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PBS PREVIEWS | The Botany of Desire

Weds, Oct. 28, 8PM An eye-opening exploration of the human-plant relationship with author Michael Pollan.Featuring Michael Pollan and based on his best-selli... (The Botany Of Desire.
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Scientists discover a 'master key' to unlock new treatments for autoimmune ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Scientists discover a 'master key' to unlock new treatments for autoimmune ...EurekAlert (press release)This discovery was recently published in research report appearing the Journal of Leukocyte Biology (https://www.jleukbio.org). "Currently we do...
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Genetics: Causes of Downs Syndrome? - by Dr Pandula Siribaddana - Helium

Genetics: Causes of Downs Syndrome? - by Dr Pandula Siribaddana - Helium | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
Downs syndrome is a chromosomal abnormality that can be identified in approximately 1 in 1000 live births. The condition has shown to be associate..., Dr Pandula Siribaddana (Genetics: Causes of Downs Syndrome?
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AskNature is the world's first digital library of Nature's solutions, organized by function, that can serve as an educational and cross-pollinating tool as well as a collaboration forum among biologists, engineers, designers and other innovators.
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60-Million-Year-Old Crocodile Relative Discovered - Voice of America (blog)

60-Million-Year-Old Crocodile Relative Discovered - Voice of America (blog) | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
Voice of America (blog)60-Million-Year-Old Crocodile Relative DiscoveredVoice of America (blog)(Danielle Byerley, Florida Museum of Natural History) The fossilized remains of a 60-million-year-old, long-extinct, freshwater relative to the modern...
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'Invasion' moved mammals from egg to womb - Futurity: Research News

'Invasion' moved mammals from egg to womb - Futurity: Research News | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
'Invasion' moved mammals from egg to wombFuturity: Research NewsA new study published online in the journal Nature Genetics describes the molecular changes that allowed mammals to carry their developing young within the safety of the womb rather...
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AM - Plants processing C02 faster than previously thought 29/09/2011

AM - Plants processing C02 faster than previously thought 29/09/2011 | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
A study of 30 years of data collected from around the world has suggested that plants absorb carbon dioxide much faster than previously thought But scientists say more research will be needed to conf (RT @ABCEnvironment: Plants absorb #CO2 through...
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A Healthy Poke: Demystifying the Science Behind Acupuncture

A Healthy Poke: Demystifying the Science Behind Acupuncture | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
Many of us have started to embrace the use of alternative medicine, but acupuncture, with its qi, yin, and meridians, still raises eyebrows (Le prestigieux magazine Atlantic Monthly et les bases scientifiques de l'acupuncture
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Shaftesbury Clinic's curator insight, May 22, 2013 3:35 PM

This is an interesting look at acupuncture use today.

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Cancer and genetics

For many years now it has been recognised that certain cancers run in families | Health & Fitness Articles and Tips at ezinehot.com (Cancer and genetics: For many years now it has been recognised that certain cancers run in families
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Brazilian botanist discover a genuflexing plant - 7thSpace Interactive (press release)

Brazilian botanist discover a genuflexing plant7thSpace Interactive (press release)Two years ago, he found a tiny, inch-high plant with white-and-pink flowers in the backyards of the off-the-grid house of amateur botanist and local plant collector...
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HowStuffWorks "How Cave Biology Works "

HowStuffWorks "How Cave Biology Works " | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
Cave biology is the study of the animal specimens that live and evolve in caves. Learn about cave biology and cave animals in this article.
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The Natural History and Captive Care of the Pickerel Frog | That ...

The Natural History and Captive Care of the Pickerel Frog | That ... | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
Herpetologist Frank Indiviglio comments on the merits of the North American native Pickerel Frog and the condition of wild populations on that reptile blog.
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Researchers Study Biology of Traumatic Brain Injuries - Harvard Crimson

Researchers Study Biology of Traumatic Brain Injuries - Harvard Crimson | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
Researchers Study Biology of Traumatic Brain InjuriesHarvard CrimsonHarvard researchers have recently uncovered some of the biological mechanisms underlying the traumatic brain injuries caused by bomb explosions, suggesting future avenues for...
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Viruses And Viral Diseases From Bats A Threat To West Africans - ThirdAge

Viruses And Viral Diseases From Bats A Threat To West Africans - ThirdAge | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
ThirdAgeViruses And Viral Diseases From Bats A Threat To West AfricansThirdAge"We are concerned the solution will be to just kill the bats to control the virus," Andrew Cunningham, a wildlife epidemiologist at the Institute of Zoology in London,...
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Why I Want to Save Wildlife | Nikela: Funding Wildlife Conservation & Education to Save Wildlife in Africa

Why I Want to Save Wildlife | Nikela: Funding Wildlife Conservation & Education to Save Wildlife in Africa | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
Guest blogger Corryn Wilbanks loves big cats and shares with us why she wants to protect wildlife in Africa. (RT @WildlifeMargrit: "Why I Want to Save Wildlife" @chase_pride A zoology student tells her story.
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Fish Using Tools Caught on Video! : Life Lines

Fish Using Tools Caught on Video! : Life Lines | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
This video, captured by University of California Santa Cruz professor Giacomo Bernardi, shows an orange-dotted tuskfish (Choerodon anchorago) cracking open a clam by throwing it against a rock. Other fish from the wrasse ...
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Nile crocodile is actually two species (and the Egyptians knew it) - Discover Magazine (blog)

Nile crocodile is actually two species (and the Egyptians knew it) - Discover Magazine (blog) | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
Discover Magazine (blog)Nile crocodile is actually two species (and the Egyptians knew it)Discover Magazine (blog)We can now revisit the morphological data to see what springs out.
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Daily iPad App: Netter's Anatomy Atlas | TUAW - The Unofficial ...

Daily iPad App: Netter's Anatomy Atlas | TUAW - The Unofficial ... | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
Any medical student or professional will instantly recognize the name \"Netter.\" Frank H. Netter was a physician and artist who drew over 500 plates, or.
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Louie Schwartzberg: The hidden beauty of pollination | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Pollination: it's vital to life on Earth, but largely unseen by the human eye.
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