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Giant Isopod
Goblin Shark Wasn't The Only Rare Sea Monster Netted By Florida Fisherman [VIDEO]
May 08, 2014 16:13 PM E
The goblin shark wasn't the only rare critter to find itself on the deck of a Florida fisherman's boat last month. A marine biologist spotted a dozen giant isopods in the photos.
dinosaur
Dinosaur Ancestors Of Birds Shrunk In Size To Survive
May 07, 2014 17:53 PM E
Dinosaurs that evolved into birds were able to maintain their lineage because shrinking their bodies may have helped them adapt to changing ecology through their evolution.
penquin
New Type Of Avian Influenza Virus Found In Antarctic Penguins
May 07, 2014 17:43 PM E
Chicken and other farm birds are known carriers of avian influenza virus. But now it seems that penguins in faraway Antarctica may also be susceptible to this virus.
Dead Whale
Whale Explosion May Not Begrime Canadian Village After All; But The Smell Is Only Getting Worse [VIDEO]
May 07, 2014 12:03 PM E
A dead blue whale that washed up on a Newfoundland beach may not explode after all. New photos show the methane that had built up inside it is dissipating.
Anthill
How To Make Anthill Art With Molten Aluminum
May 07, 2014 12:03 PM E
By pouring molten aluminum down an anthill, you can see the intricate tunnel systems the insects create — and kill the invasive sculptors while you're at it.
Frog In Your Throat? Australian Angler Captures Unique Photo
Double-Take: Australian Angler Catches Fish With Live Frog In Its Throat
May 07, 2014 10:46 AM E
An Australian fisherman captured a most unique photo after landing a perch.
Mink
Typical Predator-Prey Relationship Can Be Thrown Off Balance By Evolution, Study Finds
May 05, 2014 15:05 PM E
Evolution may play a large role in predator-prey population cycles, according to a new study from Georgia Tech. Just because there are few prey does not mean predators must starve.
Goblin Shark
Goblin Shark Is Horrifying, But What About Bycatch? Conservationists Warn Against Overfishing
May 05, 2014 14:16 PM E
Something surprising and ugly flopped into a fisherman's boat off the coast of Key West last month. It's called a goblin shark, and it survived the ordeal, but a lot of bycatch aren't so lucky.
Human Scent May Attract Romantic Partner
How A Person's Scent Can Trigger A Powerful Sexual Response, And Say Something About Gender
May 03, 2014 17:02 PM E
Pheromones secreted by animals play a role in attracting mates and now a new study found humans may be drawn to romantic partners by bodily scents that are not even noticeable, but may ingite sexual attraction.
Ion Accelerator
New Element, Created In A Lab, To Be 117th In The Periodic Table
May 02, 2014 14:59 PM E
There's a new element in the world. Created in a lab in Germany, element 117 lasted only a fraction of a second, but scientists say it will likely be the latest addition to the Periodic Table.
glacier
Glacial Activity Measured By Earthquake Monitoring Systems Can Be Very Useful
May 01, 2014 15:55 PM E
The current earthquake monitoring system could be "tweaked" to target the dynamic movement of Alaskan glaciers.
crocodile
Butterflies And Bees Find Nutrition In Crocodile Tears
May 01, 2014 15:44 PM E
A film showing a butterfly (Dryas iulia) and a bee (Centris sp.) sucking the tears of a spectacled caiman (Caiman crocodilus), basking on the banks of the Río Puerto Viejo in northeastern Costa Rica was captured by a research team.
Baltimore Landslide
Baltimore Sinkhole Was Actually A Landslide: How Did It Happen? [VIDEO]
May 01, 2014 14:44 PM E
A landslide in Baltimore wiped out half a city street and sent cars, sidewalks, and tons of earth onto the railroad tracks below. Initial reports suggest it was caused by heavy rain.
NOAA map of tornado tracks near Little Rock, Arkansas
Florida And The South Face Floods And Tornadoes Of Epic Proportions [PHOTOS]
May 01, 2014 13:01 PM E
More than two feet of rain inundated coastal Alabama and the Florida panhandle, leaving several dead and residents trying to cope.
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