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Frog killer immune genes revealed

Frog killer immune genes revealed | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
Scientists take a big step toward understanding why some frogs are able to survive the fungal disease chytridiomycosis while others quickly die.
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Oil Spill Affected Gulf Fish's Cell Function, Study Finds

Oil Spill Affected Gulf Fish's Cell Function, Study Finds | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
Tests on the killifish showed cellular changes like poorly regulated estrogen signaling, which may indicate an impact on reproduction.
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Deadly bird disease is spreading - BBC News

Deadly bird disease is spreading - BBC News | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
BBC NewsDeadly bird disease is spreadingBBC NewsMike Toms, head of garden ecology from the British Trust for Ornithology and an author of the paper, explains: "We are concerned whenever you see something like this: a sudden drop in a population.
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Does the ivory-bill woodpecker still exist? - The Northwest Florida Daily News

Does the ivory-bill woodpecker still exist? - The Northwest Florida Daily News | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
Does the ivory-bill woodpecker still exist?
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Say hello to one of the world's most mysterious animals

This is one of the few photos ever taken of the giant armadillo, a five feet long behemoth that lives a nocturnal, solitary life in isolated wetlands of central Brazil.
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DNA confirms existence of NZ bird thought extinct - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

DNA confirms existence of NZ bird thought extinct - Scoop.co.nz (press release) | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
DNA confirms existence of NZ bird thought extinctScoop.co.nz (press release)University of Otago Senior Lecturer in Zoology Dr Bruce Robertson, who led the study, says the research confirms that the storm petrel is a “distinct species” of seabird, ...
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Count on it: Acorn survey takes researchers up and down California - Record-Searchlight

Count on it: Acorn survey takes researchers up and down California - Record-Searchlight | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
Count on it: Acorn survey takes researchers up and down CaliforniaRecord-SearchlightJean Knops (left) a biology professor at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, and Walt Koenig, senior scientist at Cornell Lab of Ornithology in Ithaca, NY, make...
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Lair of the Beasts: Northern Monsters - Mania

Lair of the Beasts: Northern Monsters - Mania | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
Lair of the Beasts: Northern MonstersManiaSeveral years ago the British-based Center for Fortean Zoology – one of the very few groups in the world dedicated to investigating strange creatures on a full-time basis – embarked upon an ambitious project.
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Mystery mammal, badly photographed - Scientific American (blog)

Mystery mammal, badly photographed - Scientific American (blog) | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
Scientific American (blog)Mystery mammal, badly photographedScientific American (blog)... technical editor and palaeozoologist (affiliated with the University of Portsmouth, UK).
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Bird facts: Ravens - by zteve t evans - Helium

Ravens (Corvus corax) In North America, the raven (Corvus corax) is the largest passerine, or perching bird to be found.
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6 unmissable treasures of London’s Natural History Museum - travel tips and articles - Lonely Planet

6 unmissable treasures of London’s Natural History Museum - travel tips and articles - Lonely Planet | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
Read 6 unmissable treasures of London’s Natural History Museum for travel tips, advice, news and articles from all around the world by Lonely Planet (RT @lonelyplanet: 6 unmissable treasures of London’s Natural History Museum
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Flesh-eating plant inspires super-slippery material that repels everything | Not Exactly Rocket Science | Discover Magazine

Flesh-eating plant inspires super-slippery material that repels everything | Not Exactly Rocket Science | Discover Magazine | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
Bioinspiration | Tak-Sing Wong from Harvard University has created a synthetic material so slippery that it makes a duck’s back look like a sponge.
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Birdline NSW Recent Sightings

Birdline NSW Recent Sightings | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
Osprey at Botany Bay National Park, near Cape Banks reported by Fiona Brook on 24-09-2011: Adult osprey observed...
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The Skeptic's Inquisition: 18 Things You Should Know About Genetics by David Murawsky

The Skeptic's Inquisition: 18 Things You Should Know About Genetics by David Murawsky | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
18 Things You Should Know About Genetics by David Murawsky http://t.co/fUkjmla3 #Genetics #Biology #Murasky #Science #Reason #Nature...
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Ornithology | ENGLISH ARTICLES

Ornithology | ENGLISH ARTICLES | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
Ornithology. The branch of zoology devoted to the study of birds. Like entomology it has a substantial hobbyist following, mainly because of the aesthetic appeal of the brightly coloured plumage that many birds exhibit and the ...
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Deep-sea squid finds way to maximize mating success - Los Angeles Times

Deep-sea squid finds way to maximize mating success - Los Angeles Times | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
BBC NewsDeep-sea squid finds way to maximize mating successLos Angeles TimesHowever, according to the cheekily titled paper, "A shot in the dark: Same-sex sexual behavior in a deep-sea squid" recently published in the Royal Society's Biology...
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Your online guide to birds and bird watching, All About Birds, Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Your online guide to birds and bird watching, All About Birds, Cornell Lab of Ornithology | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
Use our Bird Guide to identify birds, learn about the life history, listen to the sounds, and watch bird behavior on video--the most comprehensive guide to North American birds (RT @edgloris: Your online guide to birds and bird watching, All About...
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"It's Sad But True That Most Discoveries In Biology Are Made By Physicists" - Freeman Dyson

"It's Sad But True That Most Discoveries In Biology Are Made By Physicists" - Freeman Dyson | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
What's ailing biology?Wilson da Silva, Editor-in-Chief of COSMOS, a science publication in Australia, was attending a lecture by Freeman Dyson lecture at the Perimeter Institute in Canada when Dyson said, "It's sad but true that most discoveries in...
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The real reason behind the rainforest's extreme biodiversity

The real reason behind the rainforest's extreme biodiversity | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
The rainforest ecosystem features dizzying levels of biodiversity, so much so that we can only estimate how many millions of species we still haven't discovered.
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Grim up north? Birds are singing a different tune - Surfbirds News

Grim up north? Birds are singing a different tune - Surfbirds News | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
Surfbirds NewsGrim up north? Birds are singing a different tuneSurfbirds NewsThe RSPB study was produced in association with the British Trust for Ornithology, who compiled the data. Martin Harper is the RSPB's Conservation Director.
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"What would you name a new worm?" asks UK museum - Reuters

"What would you name a new worm?" asks UK museum - Reuters | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
Reuters"What would you name a new worm?" asks UK museumReutersLong queues form outside of the Natural History Museum, at the start of the school half-term holidays, in London February 21, 2011.
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70 Weird, Wild & Woolly Wonders of the Natural World | WebUrbanist

70 Weird, Wild & Woolly Wonders of the Natural World | WebUrbanist | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
From the awesome power of nature to her most eccentric phenomena and animal species, here are seventy natural wonders you have to see to believe.
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Bird facts: Ferruginous hawk - by zteve t evans - Helium

Bird facts: Ferruginous hawk - by zteve t evans - Helium | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
The Ferruginous (fer-oo-jin-us) hawk is named after the rust (ferrous) colouration on the back and shoulders and legs which are set off by the whi..., zteve t evans (RT @ztevetevans: The Ferruginous hawk - facts and information -
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Researchers discover genetic risk factor for skin, prostate and brain cancers

Researchers discover genetic risk factor for skin, prostate and brain cancers | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
Scientists at deCODE Genetics and academic collaborators from Iceland, The Netherlands, Spain, Denmark, Germany, Sweden, the USA, the UK and Romania today report the discovery of a variant in the sequence of the human genome associated with risk of...
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Science Magazine - Life, Earth and Health Sciences

Science Magazine - Life, Earth and Health Sciences | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
This site provides information on the basic and applied life, earth and health sciences (http://t.co/Zq6EkDW1 Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Ornithology: General bird...
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