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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  More...

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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  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  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  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  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  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  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  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  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  More...