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Fish pedicures ‘ups risk of infection and disease’

Fish pedicures, which involve tiny toothless carp nibbling away dead skin, could spread infection and disease, experts have warned Continue reading “Fish pedicures ‘ups risk of infection and disease’” »  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, October 14th, 2011
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Fearsome piranhas ‘bark’ to keep combatants at bay

A new study has claimed that piranhas produce a barking sound when entering into a confrontation Continue reading “Fearsome piranhas ‘bark’ to keep combatants at bay” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, September 30th, 2011
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‘Maintaining fish stocks at certain level could help save coral reefs’

An international team of scientists have found a tool for managing corals reefs and tropical fisheries worldwide that could play a vital role in preventing the reefs’ collapse Continue reading “‘Maintaining More...

By BioNews On Thursday, September 15th, 2011
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Snails may have flown over Mexico in bellies of birds

Once in a great while, snails successfully crossed Central America by flying over Mexico stuck to the legs or riding on the bellies of shorebirds, a new study has found Continue reading “Snails may have flown More...

By BioNews On Thursday, September 8th, 2011
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Proof that ancient oceans were anoxic, iron-rich could rewrite early Earth history

A new study has revealed that the ancient deep ocean was not only devoid of oxygen but also rich in iron Continue reading “Proof that ancient oceans were anoxic, iron-rich could rewrite early Earth history” More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, September 6th, 2011
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Fragmented reefs can be good for coral ecosystems

Even just restoring small patches of reef habitat can go a long way to repair coral ecosystems, new research has found Continue reading “Fragmented reefs can be good for coral ecosystems” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, September 6th, 2011
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Giant claw ‘helps fiddler crabs to stay cool, attract females’

Ever wondered why fiddler crabs have such a ridiculously large claw? Well, it has emerged that the oversized limb has dual functions Continue reading “Giant claw ‘helps fiddler crabs to stay cool, attract More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, August 31st, 2011
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The bizarre fish that evolved for oceans, but lives on land

A new study has found that one of the world”s strangest animals – a unique fish that lives on land and can leap large distances despite having no legs – has a rich and complex social life Continue reading More...

By BioNews On Saturday, August 27th, 2011
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Scientists resolve 40-year-old Mariner 5 solar wind problem

Scientists led by astrophysicists at the University of Warwick have resolved a 40-year-old problem with observations of turbulence in the solar wind first made by the probe Mariner Five Continue reading “Scientists More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011
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Coming soon: City-state communities afloat on ocean platforms

Do you want to live on a floating city? Well, PayPal founder Peter Thiel has recently invested 1.25 million dollars to try and make it happen Continue reading “Coming soon: City-state communities afloat on More...