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Joe the Dinosaur
Rare, Most Complete Baby Dinosaur Fossil Ever Stumbled Upon By High School Student
Oct 23, 2013 13:48 PM E
What one high school student found and scientists almost ignored turned out to be the most complete skeleton of an iconic baby dinosaur ever discovered.
god's jewel diamond
Oklahoma Teenager Finds 3.85-Carat Diamond At Arkansas State Park
Oct 21, 2013 16:23 PM E
A 3.85-carat diamond was uncovered by Oklahoma teen Tana Clymer on Saturday at Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro, Ark. The park is the world's only diamond-bearing site that's open to the public. Visitors like Tana get to keep what they find.
lionfish
Lionfish Invasion May Be Atlantic Ocean's 'Worst Environmental Disaster' Ever
Oct 21, 2013 14:23 PM E
Lionfish have been eating anything they can in the Atlantic Ocean in what some have called an environmental disaster. The lionfish invasion can likely be traced back to the 1980s when a number of the fish, which are not native to the Atlantic, were released by pet owners into Florida waters.
Hurricane Raymond
Hurricane Raymond To Whip up Mexico's Coastal Waters To Dangerous Levels
Oct 21, 2013 14:16 PM E
An already devastated southern Mexican coast is bracing for another hit by foul weather -- this time by a hurricane that promises to deliver 120-mile winds and dangerous tides
goblin shark
The Goblin Shark, A Terrifying Deep-Sea Creature, Has To Be Seen To Be Believed [VIDEO]
Oct 18, 2013 18:22 PM E
The goblin shark is a deep-sea creature that has rarely been spotted by humans. It is poorly understood, and only a few specimens exist for studying it. Goblin sharks are widely dispersed around the globe, but have most often been spotted in the waters of Japan.
saber toothed whale
Saber-Toothed Whale, Extremely Rare Creature, Washes Ashore In Venice Beach, Calif.
Oct 18, 2013 15:58 PM E
A saber-toothed whale was found in the waters of Venice Beach, Calif., on Wednesday. The whale was still alive when it came ashore, but died shortly after. Saber-toothed whales are almost never seen alive, and little is known about them.
marmoset
Marmoset Monkeys Take Turns When 'Talking' To Each Other, Like Polite Humans Do In Conversation
Oct 17, 2013 16:25 PM E
Marmosets engage in polite conversation with one another, according to a Princeton University study. Asif Ghazanfar said that marmosets pause for five to six seconds after another marmoset is done "talking" before they chime in. Marmoset conversations have a rhythm, and the monkeys rarely interrupt one another.
Yeti, or abominable snowman.
Yeti Mystery Solved? Legendary Creature May Be A Hybrid Between Polar Bear And Brown Bear
Oct 17, 2013 16:15 PM E
The mythical Yeti of The Himalayas may be a hybrid between the polar bear and the brown bear, a geneticist from the Oxford University told Huffington Post Thursday.
bonobos
Young Apes Show Empathy Towards One Another Similar To How Human Children Do [STUDY]
Oct 16, 2013 18:39 PM E
Young apes show empathy towards one another in a similar fashion to the way human children do, a new study published in PNAS finds. Among out closest primate relatives, bonobos hug one another to show empathy. Apes raised by mothers (as opposed to orphans) show greater empathy for their peers.
The Oldest Image of a Nervous System
Mystery Of 'Mega Claw' Lobster-Spider Solved, Thanks To Image Of Half-Billion-Year-Old Nervous System
Oct 16, 2013 15:24 PM E
A fossil of a 520-million year-old never-before-described ocean creature has solved a long-standing mystery about the ancestors of scorpions and spiders – and has given rise to a new mystery.
oarfish
Rare Giant Oarfish Discovered By Calif. Snorkeler: 18-Footer Is 'Discovery Of A Lifetime'
Oct 16, 2013 13:04 PM E
A giant oarfish found in Catalina Island, Calif., is the "discovery of a lifetime," according to the Catalina Island Marine Institute. It's extremely rare to find an 18-foot oarfish, as they live thousands of feet deep.
oceans at risk
Climate Change Will Undermine The World's Oceans By 2100, Says Team Of International Researchers
Oct 15, 2013 22:28 PM E
The world's oceans will be undermined by climate change by 2100, according to a study published in PLoS Biology. A team of 28 international scientists, led by Camilo Mora from the Department of Geography at the University of Hawaii, say that up to 870 million of the world's poorest people who rely on the world's oceans for food and revenue are at risk.
moose die-off
Moose Die-Off Baffles Scientists: What May Be Causing The Massive Drop In North American Populations?
Oct 15, 2013 12:29 PM E
A moose die-off in North America has scientists searching for answers. Moose populations from places as far away as British Columbia and New Hampshire have dropped momentously in recent years. Scientists aren't sure what the culprit is, but say climate change is certainly worsening the problem.
elephants
African Elephants Understand Human Gestures; Can Respond To Pointing Without Any Training
Oct 11, 2013 13:39 PM E
Elephants understand human pointing, new research published in Current Biology found. Pointing is a seemingly simple human gesture, but few animals can understand it, and among those that do, like dogs and camels, training is necessary.
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