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Mushrooms, Magma and Love in a Time of Science - New York Times


New York Times
Orra White Hitchcock (1796-1863) was one of the most remarkable women from this more egalitarian age of scientific study. She had a deep knowledge of botany, zoology and paleontology, and she was also an artist — though that “also” would have seemed ...

Ecology and AI - EurekAlert (press release)


EurekAlert (press release)
It's poised to transform fields from earthquake prediction to cancer detection to self-driving cars, and now scientists are unleashing the power of deep learning on a new field - ecology. A team of researchers from Harvard, Auburn University, the ...

Giant neurons in the brain may play similarly giant role in awareness and cognition - Science Daily


Science Daily
All of those dazzling traits, however, depend on an underappreciated deep brain mechanism that Donald Pfaff, head of the Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior at The Rockefeller University, calls generalized arousal, or GA for short. GA is what wakes ...

Truth About the Monsters of the Deep

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Information on white, grey reef, whale, and tiger sharks.

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Monsters of the Deep
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Introduction to the creatures that dwell in the deep ocean. Learn about their strange adaptations to the dark and cold.

United States

2004 mission to study the fantastic life forms of four alien landscapes in the Gulf of Mexico up to 3,000 feet deep.

Encountering Sea Monsters
United States

NATURE's Encountering Sea Monsters follows Bob Cranston in his quest to film and understand the world's most mysterious cephalopods.

Biology of B-Movie Monsters
United States

Offers a biologist perspective on the shrinking people and gigantic creatures of 1950s horror movies.

Do You Know the Truth About Shahtoosh?
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Article raising concern on the imminent extinction of Tibetan antelopes.

United States

Scorpions are among the most feared animals. Luis F. de Armas explains some of the misconceptions about them and provides some interesting records and data.

Speaking the Plane truth
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Introduction to the genus. Brief descriptions, including growth forms and habits, and account of fossil forms.

Charles Darwin: The Truth?
United Kingdom

In-depth investigation into the origins of 'The Origin of Species'.

United Kingdom

Photographs and an article on this small secretive creature with the bold black and white markings and a larger than life reputation.

United States

What is known and what is yet to be discovered about the three-inch-long creatures.