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Life lessons from the desert

A trip to the desert yields important lessons in how to survive and thrive in any environment.
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Desert bats reveal the secret of their survival

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (4 years ago)

Desert bats reduce water loss by changing the make-up of their skin, allowing them to thrive in some of the world's most inhospitable environments. This is surprising given the anatomy of bats and the energy they expend in flight an... Read Post

Find the Environment Where You Thrive [Happiness]

Lifestyle / Productivity : Lifehacker (5 years ago)

Many factors impact your quality of life. According to actor and comedian Patton Oswalt, knowing your ideal environment type—city, desert, mountains, plains, or beach—is an important part of finding a place you can thrive. Photo by ... Read Post

8,000 Year Old Mutation Key to Tibetan High Altitude Adapation

Biology / Paleontology : The Dragon's Tales (19 hours ago)

In an environment where others struggle to survive, Tibetans thrive in the thin air on the Tibetan Plateau, with an average elevation of 14,800 feet. A University of Utah led discovery that hinged as much on strides in cultural dipl... Read Post

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