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17 million year old whale skull solves the puzzle of human origin

Researchers have come across a 17 million-year-old whale fossil, which is helping them in solving the mystery surrounding the birthplace of the human race...

480 million years old fossil of Ancient 7 Ft long Arthropod discovered by Paleontologists

During a study conducted in Morocco, paleontologists have discovered a fossil of a bizarre arthropod that grew up to a length of 7 ft....

Chameleons color changing MYSTRY RESOLVE, credit goes to nanocrystals

Chameleons are famous for their ability to change color. Earlier the secret behind this uncanny ability of these old world lizards was not known....

Menopause makes Female Killer whales repositories of ecological knowledge

Female killer whales are said to use menopause as an opportunity to begin passing down information that will help their families survive, according to...

Sea slug chromosomes hoard algae genes for photosynthesis

If you looked at a sea slug, like the Elysia chloroctica very few people would even realize they’re looking at a sea slug. Instead,...

Spider’s electrically charged silk discovery will change polymer industry

Spiders are commonly viewed as one of the most advanced insects in the wild. They weave webs that are often complex and that are...

Elephant seals love travelling just like Gulliver, says study

Elephant seal has always been a great subject of interest for the marine biologists. A recent study says that these sea loving animals truly treat...

Deep-diving marine mammals suffer from arrhythmias or irregular heartbeats

Scientists have found evidence that marine mammals like seals and dolphins may suffer from arrhythmias, a condition of having of irregular heartbeats. Arrhythmias are...

Lifesaving insulin used by Fish-Eating Snails as venom

Fish-eating snails have been found to use insulin to drug their prey before snagging them when they’re going into the equivalent of diabetic shock....

Female newborn killer whale ‘J50’ injects hope into J pod

A newborn killer whale has given new hope to a pod of whales off the coast of Washington state. The pod hadn’t seen a...

Drunk Zebra Finches proves alchohol effects verbal and non-verbal retention

PLOS ONE set out to do some research on vocal impairment when intoxication is a factor. Meaning, they – like many scientists – wondered...

Pinto abalone not an endangered species, despite of population decrease to 80%

The federal agency has recently announced that it does not approve of arguments in support that the pinto abalone is a threatened species. It...

MBARI captured extinct black sea devil anglerfish on video (+video)

The first images and subsequent video of a female anglerfish, otherwise known as a Black Seadevil. The fish previously has been featured in movies,...

Mexican free-tailed bats utilize sonar jamming to pursue prey

As it turns out, the Mexican Free-Tailed Bat gets aggressive when it comes to attacking their prey, or hunting down their prey. Even more...

40% Salamander population is eliminated by BS fungus

A deadly, skin-eating, fungus could do widespread and catastrophic damage to salamanders in the United States. The fungus has already made it to Europe...

New leopard frog ‘Rana Kauffeldi’ identified after 30 years

A new frog species has been identified, thanks to the confirmed, and “very odd” call by Jeremy Feinberg, and team. His team, who led...

After 40 years Giant Tortoise makes population recovery on island of Espanola

The Giant Tortoise is making a comeback. At one time, there were 15 remaining Giant Tortoises on the island of Espanola. Espanola is one...

Chimps raised as pets and performers suffer over life

When you see a chimpanzee in a sanctuary, or even in a home, most people assume that the animal is happy, because they do...

Migrating Monarch butterflies formed butterfly shaped radar blob, report says

The US National Weather Service released a report last week about a mysterious butterfly-shaped cloud sported over St. Louis. This discovery was made on...

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