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2015-05-15 08:21:43

While conducting research off the coast of California recently, NOAA Fisheries scientists discovered that the opah, or moonfish, is the first fully warm-blooded fish. Capable of circulating heated blood throughout its body like mammals and birds, it has a distinct advantage as a predator living in the coldest, deepest waters.

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2015-05-07 10:41:35

Warm guts allow fish to swim twice as fast and twice as long than their cold-gutted cousins.

Dinosaurs Took A Middle Road Between Warm- And Cold-Blooded
2014-06-13 09:10:26

There has been a long-standing debate over dinosaurs: were they cold-blooded like modern day reptiles or warm-blooded like mammals?

Were Dinosaurs Warm Blooded?
2013-07-19 10:55:04

Modern reptiles are cold-blooded, and many researchers maintain dinosaurs were as well. However, new research suggests dinosaurs may have been warm-blooded like birds and mammals.

Dinosaurs May Not Have Been Cold-Blooded After All
2012-06-28 10:13:58

A new study, published Wednesday in the journal Nature, suggests that dinosaurs were warm-blooded creatures, not cold-blooded reptiles as previously thought.

Athletic Frogs Have Faster-Changing Genomes
2012-04-13 07:59:11

Durham, NC — Physically fit frogs have faster-changing genomes, says a new study of poison frogs from Central and South America.

How Do Mosquitoes Keep Their Cool?
2011-12-16 04:36:34

No one likes being bitten by whining mosquitoes, but have you ever considered what the experience is like for them as their cold-blooded bodies fill with our warm blood?

2011-12-13 15:00:20

Throughout the interior spaces of humans and other warm-blooded creatures is a special type of tissue known as brown fat, which may hold the secret to diets and weight-loss programs of the future.

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2011-06-24 11:40:00

Scientists have found a way to take the temperature of dinosaurs that have been extinct for millions of years.

2011-06-22 22:21:28

A developmental biologist at New York Medical College is proposing a new theory of the origin of birds, which traditionally has been thought to be driven by the evolution of flight.


Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'