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Disney Plots Charles Darwin Adventure Movie

For many, the image of Charles Darwin, naturalist, geologist, and author of On the Origin of Species, is etched in stone as the visage of a heavily bearded old man, thanks to images like the one above. The idea of that guy becoming the central figure of an action/adventure film is pretty laughable. Show More Summary

What did the first snakes look like?

The original snake ancestor was a nocturnal, stealth-hunting predator that had tiny hindlimbs with ankles and toes, according to new research. Snakes show incredible diversity, with over 3,400 living species found in a wide range of habitats, such as land, water and in trees. Show More Summary

New species of marine roly poly pillbug discovered near Port of Los Angeles

A new research article reports on a discovery made during a Los Angeles class fieldtrip -- a new species of marine pillbug. While documenting the new species, a second new species of pillbug originally collected 142 years ago by biologists...Show More Summary

Puppies Re-Enact Star Wars

2 months agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

(Video Link) The Pet Collective proves that everyone, regardless of species, can get into the thrilling story of Star Wars. It recreated scenes from the original trilogy using puppies in place of the main characters. It is up to Yo-dog to train Luke to avoid the Bark Side of the Force and show him how to defeat Darth Hound. -via Tastefully Offensive

Scientists find the oldest ever relative of modern birds

2 months agoHealth : The Checkup

A newly discovered species is now our oldest-known example of Ornithuromorpha, the evolutionary branch that hosts all living birds. This pushes back the origin of modern birds by nearly 6 million years. The new bird-old bird, named Archaeornithura meemannae, was announced in a Nature Communications paper published on Tuesday.Read full article >>

Hiking the Sylvan Meadows Loop

2 months agoFitness / Hiking : Modern Hiker

When you start looking into the evolutionary origins of the human species, you will inevitably encounter the theory that early hominids first “emerged” somewhere in the savannas of eastern Africa. A speculative aspect of this theory is that we have inherited through our earliest ancestors an innate preference for a specific kind of landscape. This…

Bone Eating Worms Originally Evolved to eat Marine Reptiles, not Whales

A species of bone-eating worm that was believed to have evolved in conjunction with whales has been dated back to prehistoric times when it fed on the carcasses of giant marine reptiles.Scientists at Plymouth University found that Osedax...Show More Summary

The evolutionary history of citrus

Citrus fruits -- delectable oranges, lemons, limes, kumquats and grapefruits -- are among the most important commercially cultivated fruit trees in the world, yet little is known of the origin of the citrus species and the history of...Show More Summary

Heart Disease Prevention - How Can Roselle Help Prevent Heart Disease?

Roselle is a species of hibiscus native to West Africa. Originally from Angola, it is now cultivated in countries like Sudan, Egypt, Thailand, Mexico and China. It is commonly used to make jelly, jam and preserves, beverage, wine, syrup, gelatin, pudding, cake, ice cream and flavoring. Show More Summary

Classsic Text: Steve Rocco, The Origin of a Species, 1986

A fresh transcription of Steve Rocco's prophetic intro from our April 1986 "Street Issue". The post Classsic Text: Steve Rocco, The Origin of a Species, 1986 appeared first on Transworld Skateboarding.

'Title and Deed': Brutal truths about life and death

"We all come from blood and saltwater and a screaming mother begging us to leave." Given what we know about the origins of the species, and the rarity of even the most enthusiastic birthing mother looking to prolong the miraculous but less-than-relaxing process, this is a pretty...

Chinese Scientist Works to Save the Ila Pika, An Endangered Species of Tiny Mammals That He First Discovered in 1983

3 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

The Ila pika, a tiny furry mammal that resembles a cross between a rabbit and a teddy bear that lives in the Tianshan mountains of Northwest China, made its first appearance in July 2014 after over 20 years. The species was originally discovered in 1983 by 60-year old conservationist Li Weidong, who named the diminutive […]

Chinese Scientist Seeks to Save the Endangered Species of Tiny Furry Mammals That He First Discovered in 1983

3 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

The Ila pika, a tiny furry mammal that resembles a cross between a rabbit and a teddy bear that lives in the Tianshan mountains of Northwest China, made its first appearance in July 2014 after over 20 years. The species was originally discovered in 1983 by 60-year old conservationist Li Weidong, who named the diminutive […]

Lemur teeth help take a bite out of Madagascar's mysteries

Research on lemurs' geographic mobility may help direct future conservation efforts on Madagascar. For centuries, scientists have marveled at Madagascar's lemur species, whose origins are unique to Madagascar. Unfortunately, all large-bodied...Show More Summary

Conservation Efforts in Revised ESA Listing of Green Sea Turtle

NOAA Fisheries and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed today to reclassify the green sea turtle under the Endangered Species Act, and list turtles originating

Say Hello To The Two Newest Species Of Vampire Crab

4 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

On the left is Geosesarma dennerle, on the right G. hagen. Both have yellow eyes, hence "vampire" crabs. The origins of these colorful crustaceans, which have long been sold as pets, have eluded scientists for years. Now, researchers have given them official names, and traced them to their Indonesian source. Read more...

Fish Named Greedo: New Catfish Species Named After ‘Star Wars’ Bounty Hunter

A recently discovered species of catfish has been named after Greedo, the infamous bounty hunter from the original Star Wars whose brief encounter with Han Solo still sparks a debate among fans of the sci-fi films. Jonathan Armbruster,...Show More Summary

Charles Darwin’s Children’s Doodles and Paintings on Original Handwritten ‘On the Origin of Species’ Pages

4 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

A watercolor on the back of a page of the original On the Origin of Species manuscript A vast collection of digitizations and transcriptions of naturalist Charles Darwin‘s manuscripts is still growing in the ongoing Darwin Manuscripts Project at the American Museum of Natural History. Some notable finds in the project are doodles and paintings […]

Arkham Knight’s ‘M’ Rating Shows That ‘Teen’ Games Are An Endangered Species

The ESRB has rated Batman: Arkham Knight ahead of its June release, and the result has surprised even the developer itself. After Arkham Asylum, Arkham City and even Arkham Origins all received “T for Teen” tatings, it seems Arkham Knight has gone a bit darker, and is now branded with an “M for Mature” for […]

Tribute of the Day: Wasp Named After Boston Bruins Goalie, Team Gets Animal Memed on Twitter

4 months agoHumor / odd : The Daily What

Entomologists have discovered a new species of wasp in Kenya, and they’re naming it after a hockey goalie in Massachusetts. One of the researchers who helped find the insect, Robert S. Copeland, is originally from the Boston area, so...Show More Summary

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