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Animals use magnetic sense to navigate

It is assumed that salmon, turtles and many birds are able to migrate up to thousands of miles at a time, by sensing the Earth’s magnetic field Continue reading “Animals use magnetic sense to navigate” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, July 10th, 2012
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Nursery of ‘earliest ever animals’ found buried under Pompeii-style ash

A Pompeii style ash eruption in Canada that buried some of the earliest animal lifeforms more than 579 million years ago has been discovered Continue reading “Nursery of ‘earliest ever animals’ found buried More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 10th, 2012
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Natural auroral sounds of northern lights born close to ground

Researchers at Aalto University in Finland have, for the first time, located where the sounds associated with the northern lights are created Continue reading “Natural auroral sounds of northern lights born More...

By BioNews On Saturday, July 7th, 2012
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`Shiny` sea ice spikes Arctic warming

The combination of melting sea ice and global atmospheric warming are contributing to the high rate of warming in the Arctic Continue reading “`Shiny` sea ice spikes Arctic warming” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, July 2nd, 2012
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Toxic seas `spurred` extinctions of dinosaurs and many other species

Poisonous seawater probably may have driven two of the earth’s best-known mass extinctions, say Penn State University researchers Continue reading “Toxic seas `spurred` extinctions of dinosaurs and many More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 29th, 2012
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Earthquake aftershocks turned into music

A sound artist has transformed earthquake recordings into music that will be showcased at the International Computer Music symposium in Slovenia in September Continue reading “Earthquake aftershocks turned More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 29th, 2012
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Global migration trends discovered in email data

Comparable migration data for almost every country of the world, which till now was incompatible between two nations and nonexistent especially by gender and age Continue reading “Global migration trends discovered More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 29th, 2012
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Titan’s tides point to hidden ocean beneath Saturn’s largest moon

Large tides have been found on Saturn’s moon Titan that point to a liquid ocean – most likely water – swirling around below the surface Continue reading “Titan’s tides point to hidden ocean beneath More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 28th, 2012
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Solar tornadoes could be replicated on Earth to produce clean energy

An international team of scientists has discovered tornadoes in space, which could hold the key to power the atmosphere of the Sun to millions of kelvin Continue reading “Solar tornadoes could be replicated More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 28th, 2012
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Pre-human relatives ate like present-day chimpanzees

A new study has revealed that Australopithecus sediba, an ape-like creature with human features living in a region about 50 miles northwest of today’s Johannesburg Continue reading “Pre-human relatives ate More...