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Endangered Limpets Improve Their Chances Of Survival By Changing Sex
2013-11-12 10:58:33

The Ribbed Mediterranean Limpet is one of the most endangered invertebrates of the Mediterranean Sea and is classed as being in danger of extinction.

2013-05-28 15:36:14

Snail shells coil in response to an lopsided protein gradient across their shell mantles.

Creatures Of The Abyss Invade Surface World
2012-06-11 02:43:47

Scientists studying deep-ocean hydrothermal vents have discovered that some life forms can survive the extreme pressure change from ocean-floor to sea surface.

2011-07-04 12:33:23

The question of why there are so many species in the sea and how new species form remains a central question in marine biology.

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2011-06-05 10:36:30

Think 'mass extinction' and you probably envision dinosaurs dropping dead in the long-ago past or exotic tropical creatures being wiped out when their rainforest habitats are decimated.

2007-07-03 09:17:00

By Crawford, Terry J Crawford, Bruce J Abstract: In Rarotonga, Linckia multifora (Lamarck) exists in two forms: a blue gray type that is found on the reef intertidally and a red form that is found subtidally.


Word of the Day
inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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