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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 “The bizarre fish that evolved for oceans, but lives on land” »  More...

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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...

By BioNews On Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011
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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 More...

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...