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    Scientists try captive approach to fighting invasive lionfish

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 10:08pm by AP

    ... a tethered lionfish means that those predators will eat untethered lionfish," said Mark Hixon, a University of Hawaii professor of marine ecology and conservation biology who has studied ... lionfish that colonise regional reefs and voraciously prey on juvenile marine creatures. The invasive species with a flowing mane of venomous spines has no natural predators in the Atlantic ...

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    Antarctic moss regrown after being trapped in ice for 1,500 years

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 09:08pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune Moss regrown after 1,500 years under Antarctic ice In what they are calling the most extreme case of frozen plant regeneration ever documented, scientists are claiming to have regrown shoots of Antarctic moss that were trapped beneath layers of ice and frost for more than 1,500 years. In a paper published on Monday in the journal Current Biology, scientists from ...

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    Scientists explain why hot new look won’t last

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 09:52pm by AFP

    ... but now believe rarity of features may explain some of it. In guppies, fish which have the most unusual colour patterns have the most mating success- and they also happen to live the longest. ...

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    EU survey finds its bees in far better shape than was feared

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 08:42pm by Reuters

    ... of the International Union for Conservation of Nature found that almost a quarter of Europe's wild bees were at risk of extinction because of loss of habitat and climate change. The European Commission ...

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    Methane-spewing microbe blamed for earth's biggest mass extinction

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 10:04pm by Reuters

    ... A microbe that spewed humongous amounts of methane into earth's atmosphere triggered a global catastrophe 252 million years ago that wiped out upwards of 90 per cent of marine species and 70 ... trilobites and the sea scorpions- denizens of the seas for hundreds of millions of years- simply vanished. Other marine groups barely avoided oblivion. On land, most of the dominant mammal-like ...

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    Juno- China's HK$2 billion ambition to catch the 'phantom particle'

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 04:10pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... at the South Pole to be the physics breakthrough of the year 2013. Scientists had to drill holes 2.5 kilometres deep into Antarctic ice and used a massive ice cube measuring one cubic kilometre ...

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    Giant pandas found to have sweet tooth, suggesting they once ate more than bamboo

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 11:13pm by Reuters

    ... of efforts to conserve them, the researchers said. The experiments involved eight giant pandas at the Shaanxi Wild Animal Rescue and Research Centre. The bears were given two bowls of liquid ...

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    How I found Richard III underneath a Leicester car park: archaeologist to address Hong Kong Science Museum

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 03:29am by Christy Choi

    ... "Thirty years ago we wouldn't have had the technology. In 30 to 40 years, there would have been no living descendents. Michael and Wendy don't have any kids and probably won't, so ... murderous despot by the Tudor dynasty that followed. The DNA analysis conducted by King involved obtaining the mitochondrial DNA from living descendants of Richard III's sister, and isolating ...

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    Mega virus revived from Siberian ice after 30,000 years chills scientists

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 09:39pm by NYT

    ... to re-examine large viruses that have been mistaken for bacteria in the past- one such specimen, found in 2008, had infected an amoeba living in a 17-year-old's contact-lens solution. They also ...

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    ‘Montana boy’ linked to Asian exodus and native Americans

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 09:17pm by AFP

    ... of the so-called Clovis culture which lived in North America between 13,000 and 12,600 years ago. Genetic analysis showed the boy was more similar to Siberians than other Eurasians or any other people ...




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