Photos: Incredible Near-Complete Stegosaurus Skeleton
Stegosaurus plates
November 19th, 2014
For the first time nearly 100 years, the almost-complete skeleton of a dinosaur will go on display at the Natural History Museum, in London. The dinosaur, a stegosaurus (Stegosaurus stenops), will be open to the public Dec. 4.
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Sea Ice Algae is Staple of Arctic Food Chain (Gallery)
Sea ice algae, arctic
November 21st, 2014
To find the base of the Arctic food chain, scientists have to venture far out, and into, sea ice.
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In Defense of the Stink Bug (Op-Ed)
stink bug, steampunk, insects
November 19th, 2014
Stink bug. As names go it is a PR disaster, each of the words alone hardly endearing, and wholly off-putting together. Which is a shame because stink bugs have a perky charm, a distinctive style and, for an insect, a surprising concern for their offspring
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Fulfilling the Broken Promise of Nature Reserves (Op-Ed)
conservation, WCS, Wildlife Conservation Society, amur tigers
November 18th, 2014
Protected areas across the planet are failing, but it is not too late to reverse that trend.
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Photos: A Green Glow Worm from the Amazon
glow worm
November 18th, 2014
A mysterious species of glow worm has been discovered in the Peruvian rainforest.
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Researchers Crack Sea Ice to Expose Arctic Food Web (VIDEO)
under the sea ice, algae
November 21st, 2014
A warming planet is impacting sea-ice algae, triggering a food-chain domino effect that leads to whales and polar bears.
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Rare Stegosaurus Skeleton to Debut at London Museum
Stegosaurus before mount
November 19th, 2014
A rare skeleton of a nearly 10-foot-tall (3 meters), 150-million-year-old Stegosaurus will be unveiled at the Natural History Museum in London next month.
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Tasmanian Devil Facial Tumor is a Transmissible Cancer
Tasmanian devil, facial tumor, transmissible cancer
November 18th, 2014
All the latest research points to the fact that the deadly DFTD is a transmissible cancer that originated in a female Tasmanian devil. A single cell in this devil (patient zero) developed into a cancer cell.
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