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  1. News - World - SCIENCE

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

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

    ... 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 ... 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 ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - MARINE LIFE

    Proof that whales flee sonar

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian Research may explain mass strandings of marine mammals including dolphins Proof that sonar scares off whales Scientists have proved that whales flee from military sonar used ... the effectiveness of our marine-mammal protective measures in light of [the] new research findings." Unusual mass strandings, where multiple species of whale and dolphin beach at several locations ...

  3. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, April 13, 2014

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 03:22am by AGENCIES

    ... it was certainly fierce, it was no Tasmanian devil, Australia's famously ferocious bantamweight brute. Those were the findings of scientists who essentially brought the extinct mammal back to life ... epoch, a span of time populated by a wondrous array of mammals and other animals. Reuters   Munching parasite behind fatal dysentery An amoeba parasite that causes potentially fatal dysentery ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - CONSERVATION

    Most marine parks don't protect aquatic life, say Australian researchers

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 03:51am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian Experts say many protected zones differ little from nearby openly fished areas Marine parks fail to live up to expectations Most of the world's protected marine areas ... protected areas in 40 countries showed the best marine parks had eight times more large fish and 14 times more sharks than fished areas. But the research found that 59 per cent of the marine parks ...

  5. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Peaches Geldof's death may amplify concerns about modern dieting fads

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 03:22am by Martin Williams

    ... sea mammals. Nor have we stopped evolving, or become identical when it comes to responses to food. Research published in Nature Genetics last month found that people vary in the number ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, March 30, 2014

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

    ... that are not entirely clear. And the other foraging bats seem to honour the request, the researchers found. The discovery indicates that acoustic communication in these flying mammals may be more sophisticated ...

  7. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Restaurants jump through regulatory hoops to provide charcoal grills

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 08:33am by Nan-Hie In

    ... In Shanghai, similar pizzerias can be found, including D.O.C. Gastronomia Italiana, with its wood-fired ovens. In Korea, soy sauce marinated beef galbi and bulgogi are cooked over charcoal in table-set ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology - BIOLOGY

    Butterfly species once threatened by climate change adapts to new habitat

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 03:22am by GUARDIAN

    ... "Every butterfly biologist who knew anything about the quino in the mid-1990s thought it would be extinct by now, including me," said Professor Camille Parmesan of the Marine Sciences ...

  9. Lifestyle - Technology

    Online supercomputers that learn from mistakes will drive the next hi-tech revolution

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 09:56am by Jamie Carter

    ... of their knowledge is 13 years, for marine biologists it's 2½ years, and in the technology industry it's nine months. There will be a bunch of services where professionals can call up and ask ...

  10. Lifestyle - Technology - POLLUTION

    Microplastics ingested by marine worms threaten ocean biodiversity

    Posted Dec 08th 2013, 06:18am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian Marine worms that are key food source for fish and birds eat less when they ingest plastic waste, and absorb pollutants they pass up food chain Plastics poisoning the ocean ecosystem Tiny bits of plastic rubbish ingested by marine worms are significantly harming their health and will have a wider impact on ocean ecosystems, scientists have found. Microplastic ...




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