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We Didn’t Domesticate Dogs. They Domesticated Us.

We Didn’t Domesticate Dogs. They Domesticated Us. | Biology Class 101 | Scoop.it
Early humans didn't adopt wolves to help them hunt, argue scientists. Instead, wolves made the first move toward friendship.
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New Dinosaur Species was Lunch for Prehistoric Crocs

New Dinosaur Species was Lunch for Prehistoric Crocs | Biology Class 101 | Scoop.it
Paleontologists from the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, the University of Tennessee and North Carolina State University, have found the first fossil evidence of prehistoric crocs feedi...
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New Scorpion Species Found near Tucson, Arizona - Sci-News.com

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New Scorpion Species Found near Tucson, Arizona
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Biologists have announced the discovery of a new species of scorpion, named Vaejovis brysoni, in the Santa Catalina Mountains in southern Arizona.
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Birds-of-Paradise Project Introduction

Explore more: http://www.birdsofparadiseproject.org The Birds-of-Paradise Project reveals the astounding beauty of 39 of the most exquisitely specialized ani...
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The mystery mammal of Kayan Mentarang - Scientific American (blog)

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The mystery mammal of Kayan Mentarang.  Back in 2005, the discovery of a weird reddish, long-tailed mammal, photographed by a camera-trap at Kayan Mentarang in central Borneo, was announced by the...

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Yes, You Can Get Leprosy From an Armadillo - ScienceNOW

Yes, You Can Get Leprosy From an Armadillo - ScienceNOW | Biology Class 101 | Scoop.it
Yes, You Can Get Leprosy From an Armadillo - ScienceNOW (#Medicine #Virology #Zoology #Dermatology Yes, You Can Get Leprosy From an Armadillo http://t.co/kA3BxdhqNC)...
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Marine Scientists Reveal Secret Life of Forgotten Larger Pacific Striped Octopus - Sci-News.com

Marine Scientists Reveal Secret Life of Forgotten Larger Pacific Striped Octopus - Sci-News.com | Biology Class 101 | Scoop.it
Sci-News.com Marine Scientists Reveal Secret Life of Forgotten Larger Pacific Striped Octopus Sci-News.com An ongoing study led by two San Francisco Bay Area scientists, Dr Roy Caldwell of the University of California, Berkeley, and Dr Richard Ross...
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Spectacular Forcepfly Species Found in Brazil - Sci-News.com

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Spectacular Forcepfly Species Found in Brazil
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What makes forcepflies special is the fact that little is known about their biology and the immature stages remain a mystery to scientists.
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Half jellyfish, half slug? the strange sea creature washing up on the Washington coast to the surprise of marine experts | marine biology

Half jellyfish, half slug? the strange sea creature washing up on the Washington coast to the surprise of marine experts | marine biology | Biology Class 101 | Scoop.it
Beach combers and marine educators near the Washington state coastline are finding something they’ve never before seen on the shores: a gelatinous, nearly transparent sea creature known as a salp. (Half jellyfish, half slug?
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Owl Monkeys Shed Light on Evolution of Love - National Geographic

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Owl Monkeys Shed Light on Evolution of Love
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It may not seem like monkey business, but emotional bonds in animals such as primates may have evolved into love as we know it.
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Crocodiles attack elephants | Tetrapod Zoology, Scientific American Blog Network

Crocodiles attack elephants | Tetrapod Zoology, Scientific American Blog Network | Biology Class 101 | Scoop.it
Way back in November 2010 a remarkable photo appeared online, showing an adult Nile crocodile Crocodylus niloticus biting the trunk of an adult female African bush ... (A head by a nose. Crocs grab elephants’ trunks.
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Video: Cleanliness Is Next to Cockroaches - ScienceNOW

Video: Cleanliness Is Next to Cockroaches - ScienceNOW | Biology Class 101 | Scoop.it
Video: Cleanliness Is Next to Cockroaches - ScienceNOW (Clean as a cockroach? They’re actually quite fastidious groomers, for good reason.
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Killer looks: The delicate but deadly viruses exquisitely recreated out of blown glass

Killer looks: The delicate but deadly viruses exquisitely recreated out of blown glass | Biology Class 101 | Scoop.it
Seen blown up to one-million times their original size, these crystal-clear, some almost wriggling replicas of viruses and bacteria like HIV, E Coli and Malaria show the haunting diseases rarely seen in such beautiful form.
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Huge, aggressive mosquito may be abundant in Florida this summer, expert warns - Phys.Org

Huge, aggressive mosquito may be abundant in Florida this summer, expert warns - Phys.Org | Biology Class 101 | Scoop.it
Huge, aggressive mosquito may be abundant in Florida this summer, expert warns Phys.Org Just how abundant is a matter of speculation, but University of Florida entomologist Phil Kaufman says last year the state had a bumper crop of the huge, biting...
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Clownfish help their anemones breathe - The Economist

Clownfish help their anemones breathe - The Economist | Biology Class 101 | Scoop.it

Marine biology. Finding Nemo's role. Clownfish help their anemones breathe!

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Inside the mind of the octopus | Orion Magazine

Inside the mind of the octopus | Orion Magazine | Biology Class 101 | Scoop.it
When you gaze into the eye of a giant octopus, don't underestimate what's going on inside that big, squishy head. (Alien encounters. Meeting with octopuses.
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Deadly new coronavirus requires scientific sleuthing to determine full danger ... - National Post

Deadly new coronavirus requires scientific sleuthing to determine full danger ... - National Post | Biology Class 101 | Scoop.it
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Lamprey DNA could hold evolution secrets - Futurity: Research News

Lamprey DNA could hold evolution secrets - Futurity: Research News | Biology Class 101 | Scoop.it

"Sea lampreys are amazing survivors," says Weiming Li.

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Brainless Sea Anemone Helps Uncover Evolutionary Origin of Head - Sci-News.com

Brainless Sea Anemone Helps Uncover Evolutionary Origin of Head - Sci-News.com | Biology Class 101 | Scoop.it
Sci-News.com Brainless Sea Anemone Helps Uncover Evolutionary Origin of Head Sci-News.com Biologists from the University of Bergen and the University of Vienna have studied a simple, brainless sea anemone to learn more about the evolutionary origin...
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Phenomena: - National Geographic

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Phenomena:
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Salmonella Jonathan Kurtz writes, “I started graduate school four years ago, studying the immune responses to chronic Salmonella infection in mice, similar to typhoid fever in humans.
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ARKive blog In the News: One in five reptile species at risk of extinction -

ARKive blog In the News: One in five reptile species at risk of extinction - | Biology Class 101 | Scoop.it
ARKive - The ultimate multimedia guide to the world's endangered species - www.arkive.org (One In Five Reptile Species At Risk Of Extinction - http://t.co/PmLusYjG #reptiles #conservation #herpetology)...
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Ancient teeth bacteria record disease evolution - Phys.Org

Ancient teeth bacteria record disease evolution - Phys.Org | Biology Class 101 | Scoop.it
Ancient teeth bacteria record disease evolution Phys.Org "This is the first record of how our evolution over the last 7500 years has impacted the bacteria we carry with us, and the important health consequences," says study leader Professor Alan...
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Planting wildflowers on farmland helps spiders - Planet Earth

Planting wildflowers on farmland helps spiders - Planet Earth | Biology Class 101 | Scoop.it
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Blake, R. J., Woodcock, B. A., Westbury, D. B., Sutton, P. and Potts, S. G. (2013), Novel management to enhance spider biodiversity in existing grass buffer strips.
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College Kids Get T. Rex Anatomy All Wrong - LiveScience.com

College Kids Get T. Rex Anatomy All Wrong - LiveScience.com | Biology Class 101 | Scoop.it
College Kids Get T. Rex Anatomy All Wrong
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Even though Tyrannosaurus rex is arguably the most recognizable dinosaur, college kids asked to draw the prehistoric beast tend to get it all wrong, researchers say.
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The last mammoths died out just 3600 years ago...but they should have survived

The last mammoths died out just 3600 years ago...but they should have survived | Biology Class 101 | Scoop.it
We usually think of woolly mammoths as purely Ice Age creatures. But while most did indeed die out 10,000 years ago, one tiny population endured on isolated Wrangel Island until 1650 BCE.
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