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message 1: by Emma, Inactive group creator (new)

Emma | 95 comments Mod
Ancient plants back to life after 30,000 frozen years.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-env...


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Torosaurus and Triceratops may not be the same species. A rebuttal to the hypothesis of Scannella and Horner proposed in 2010.

BBC report: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-env...

PLoS One open access paper: http://www.plosone.org/article/info:d...


message 3: by Emma, Inactive group creator (new)

Emma | 95 comments Mod
I love the design of the traps they use!

Rare Wolverine Photographed in Montana.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/...


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Emma wrote: "I love the design of the traps they use!

Rare Wolverine Photographed in Montana.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/..."


They had wolverines in a zoo in Sweden I visited, they were fantastic. I'd never seen them before. Such incredible creatures.


message 5: by Andrew (new)

Andrew (portmanteau) Dolphins 'should be recognised as non-human persons'

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/sc...


message 6: by Preeti (new)

Preeti (preetalina) I just came across this awesome site, which is like Kickstarter but for science studies:
http://www.petridish.org/

Here is an article from one of the founders:
http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/n...

There have also been a bunch of articles and blog posts about it across a variety of sites in the past few days. Crowdfunding for science! I think that's just so awesome.


message 7: by K.A. (new)

K.A. Krisko (kakrisko) | 20 comments Lance wrote: "Emma wrote: "I love the design of the traps they use!

Rare Wolverine Photographed in Montana.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/..."

They had wolverines in a zoo in Swed..."


I have some photos of a wolverine being trapped & tagged on one of my wesites (www.muirmaid.net - go to the wolverines pages) if you are interested. It took place in northern Montana...


message 8: by Karen (new)

Karen | 18 comments I love reading about this stuff!
http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2012...


message 9: by [deleted user] (new)

K.A. wrote: "Lance wrote: "Emma wrote: "I love the design of the traps they use!

Rare Wolverine Photographed in Montana.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/..."

They had wolveri..."


Cheers for the link K.A.! Very interesting.


message 10: by K.A. (new)

K.A. Krisko (kakrisko) | 20 comments I was very fortunate to be able to be there to see that. It was right time/right place.


message 11: by K.A. (new)

K.A. Krisko (kakrisko) | 20 comments New species of itty-bitty scorpion discovered in Death Valley:

http://scienceblogs.com/lifelines/201...

And it's pretty under black light...


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