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    Short Science, March 30, 2014

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 04:56am by AGENCIES

    ... hotspot". It is the rarest of four gorilla sub-species and is listed as critically endangered. But experts at the World Conservation Society believe its population could remain stable and even ... the sonar-like echolocation used for mid-air navigation and hunting- that tells another foraging bat to keep away from their prey. The call is made exclusively by the males of this species for reasons ...

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    Short Science, April 6, 2014

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 03:39am by AGENCIES

    ...   Dingos are not a type of wild dog after all Australia's dingo is a unique species, not a kind of wild dog as previously believed, according to a new study that definitively classifies the country's largest land predator. The research by Australian scientists, published in the Journal of Zoology, resurrected the species name Canis dingo, first adopted in 1793 by Friedrich Meyer, ...

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    Short Science, March 9, 2014

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 04:02am by AGENCIES

    ... to knock them off their paths by hitting them with lasers. AFP   Butterfly mimicry tricks marauding birds The females of an Asian swallowtail butterfly species known as the common mormon often mimic the appearance of another species of butterfly that is toxic for predators to eat, with strikingly similar coloration and markings on the wings. This bit of evolutionary skulduggery tricks ...

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    Short Science, February 23, 2014

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 04:59am by AGENCIES

    ... established that 14 mutations in known cancer genes can predict the disease’s presence. The Guardian   New marsupial enjoys long mating sessions Scientists in Australia have discovered a new species ...

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    Short Science, February 9, 2014

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 02:56am by AGENCIES

    ... surprisingly good aerodynamic qualities. Scientists studying the amazing gliding proficiency of an Asian species known as the paradise tree snake say it does two things as it goes airborne. It splays ...

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    Short Science, January 12, 2014

    Posted Jan 12th 2014, 03:36am by AGENCIES

    ... The ultra-bendable chip has already been tested on an artificial eye in the lab. AFP   Dinosaurs also called the Red Sea home An international team of palaeontologists has identified dinosaur species ...

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    Short Science, December 30, 2012

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ...   Porpoise numbers down in Yangtze A survey of endangered porpoises in the Yangtze River has yielded fewer sightings as intensive ship traffic threatens their existence. Based on sonar tracking ... The survey marked the most comprehensive study of the species since 2006. AFP ...

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    Short Science, September 22, 2013

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP, Reuters

    ... foraged for food on the ground and glided only on occasion, say the authors, whose paper is published in Nature Communications . AFP   Legless lizard species found in California Scientists have discovered four species of legless lizards hidden in unlikely habitats among central valley oil derricks, sand dunes at the end of a Los Angeles airport runway and other desolate spaces. ...

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    Short Science, November 10, 2013

    Posted Nov 10th 2013, 03:26am by AFP

    ... online in BMC Microbiology. Washington Post   Oldest cousin of T. rex unearthed in US A new tyrannosaur species has been unearthed in the US state of Utah, with skull bones of an 80 ...

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    Short Science, October 6, 2013

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by AFP, Reuters

    ... species, despite a slower pace of temperature rises in the atmosphere this century, it said. Reuters   Exhaust fumes drive bees from flowers Diesel exhaust fumes alter the flowery smells that guide ...




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