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Skewed skulls may have helped early whales distinguish sounds in water

University of Michigan researchers have suggested that skewed skulls may have helped early whales discriminate the direction of sounds in water and are not solely Continue reading “Skewed skulls may have helped early whales distinguish sounds in water” »  More...

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By BioNews On Saturday, August 20th, 2011
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Scientists to study noise impact on marine life

Marine scientists would soon meet at the Paris-based Unesco to discuss measuring the impact of noise on Continue reading “Scientists to study noise impact on marine life” »  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, August 17th, 2011
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Soft corals are key building blocks of reefs

Scientists have long believed that soft corals, one of the many endangered elements of marine life, are only minor contributors to the structure of coral reefs Continue reading “Soft corals are key building More...

By BioNews On Sunday, August 14th, 2011
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World’s coral reefs exposed to stress mapped

Marine researchers from the Wildlife Conservation Society and other groups have created a map of the world”s coral reefs and their exposure to climate stress factors Continue reading “World’s coral More...

By BioNews On Saturday, August 13th, 2011
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Mexican marine reserve is ‘world’s most robust’

A thriving undersea wildlife park near the southern tip of Mexico”s Baja peninsula is the most robust marine Continue reading “Mexican marine reserve is ‘world’s most robust’” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, August 8th, 2011
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Super-sub underway to take tourists to the bottom of the ocean

The bottom of the ocean is a marvel that no human eye has seen before Continue reading “Super-sub underway to take tourists to the bottom of the ocean” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, August 5th, 2011
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Seawater desalination ‘could help overcome world’s water shortage’

Over one-third of the world”s population, already struggling to keep up with the demand for fresh water Continue reading “Seawater desalination ‘could help overcome world’s water shortage’” More...

By BioNews On Friday, August 5th, 2011
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Lack of oxygen killed prehistoric gigantic flying insects

Prehistoric gigantic flying insects, including a dragonfly with a wingspan of 75cm, died millions of years ago due to a lack of oxygen in water which had made them giant in the first place, according to a new study More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, July 27th, 2011
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South American dolphins ‘use electric fields to hunt prey’

A dolphin species that lives around the east coast of South America is the first placental mammal to have the ability to sense electric fields of their prey, scientists have found Continue reading “South More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 19th, 2011
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‘Loch Ness monster’ captured on video in Alaska

Alaska may have its own version of a Loch Ness monster, according to prominent cryptozoologists, who are investigating a video from 2009 Continue reading “‘Loch Ness monster’ captured on video in Alaska” More...