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2012-02-01 09:55:13

On Earth all biology is subjected to gravity.

2012-01-27 11:21:19

The Andes-Amazon basin of Peru and Bolivia is one of the most biologically rich and rapidly changing areas of the world.

2012-01-23 13:15:06

Luteolin is a flavonoid commonly found in fruit and vegetables.

2012-01-23 13:13:31

The blind Mexican cavefish (Astyanax mexicanus) have not only lost their sight but have adapted to perpetual darkness by also losing their pigment (albinism) and having altered sleep patterns.

2012-01-14 01:41:47

The world population is estimated to be seven billion and all these mouths need feeding.

I Wanna Talk Like You (oo)
2011-12-17 04:20:18

New research published in Biomed Central's open access journal BMC Evolutionary Biology used Campbell's monkeys to look in detail at the nature versus nurture question and showed that non-human primate 'language', like humans, is learnt.

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2011-12-05 21:13:26

New research shows that mole rat sperm has become simple and degenerate, probably due to 'orthogenic' evolution.

2011-12-01 13:39:10

There are many different causes of dementia and, although its progression can be fast or slow, it is always degenerative.

Himalayan Snow Leopard Numbers Less Than Previously Thought
2011-11-28 13:14:35

The elusive snow leopard (Panthera uncia) lives high in the mountains across Central Asia. Despite potentially living across 12 countries the actual numbers of this beautiful large cat are largely unknown.

2011-11-21 10:11:15

Caenorhabditis are usually thought of as soil nematodes, happily living in compost heaps.


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