Fish that "walks"
By CHRISTINE DELL'AMORE - NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
Added: Sat, 08 Oct 2011 23:27:29 UTC
Sometimes, a fish out of water doesn't feel like a fish out of water—at least if it's a Pacific leaping blenny). For the first time, scientists have closely studied the land-dwelling fish, which hops about the rocky coastlines of Micronesia.
Hannah Krakauer - New Scientist Comments
Kanzi the bonobo is able to create and use stone tools
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Newer Imaging Technique Brings ‘Glymphatic System’ to Light
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Research suggesting that grey parrots can reason about cause and effect from audio cues alone- a skill that monkeys and dogs lack- is presented in Proceedings of the Royal Society B today.
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Why, after millions of years of evolution, do organisms build structures that seemingly serve no purpose?
Charles Choi - CBS News Comments
Four decades ago, in 1972, the Koobi Fora Research Project discovered the enigmatic fossilized skull known as KNM-ER 1470 which ignited a now long-standing debate about how many different species of early Homos existed.
Adam Cole - NPR Comments
One day in May of 2011, Shaun Winterton was looking at pictures of bugs on the Internet when something unusual caught his eye. It was a close shot of a green lacewing — an insect he knew well — but on its wing was an unfamiliar network of black lines and a few flecks of blue.
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