Scientists Have Captured a Giant, ‘Mythical’ Siren Species in Florida

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Salamanders are, by their very nature, slippery creatures. Perhaps none so slippery as the mysterious ‘leopard eel’ – an amphibian spotted intermittently in the waters of Florida over the last few decades that somehow managed to elude scientific st

Source: Scientists Have Captured a Giant, ‘Mythical’ Siren Species in Florida

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This jumping spider’s milk-like nutritious fluid contains four times the protein of cow’s milk

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The milk-like nutritious fluid contains four times the protein of cow’s milk.

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Mary Midgley, 99, Moral Philosopher for the General Reader, Is Dead – The New York Times

Writing into her 90s — her last book was published last month — Dr. Midgley challenged with wit and verve the primacy of science as arbiter of reality.

Newly Discovered Neon Fish Species Is Named After Greek Goddess of Love | Smart News | Smithsonian

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Researchers were so entranced by the pink and yellow fish that they failed to spot a sixgill shark swimming just above their heads

Source: Newly Discovered Neon Fish Species Is Named After Greek Goddess of Love | Smart News | Smithsonian

A Fish Has Passed The Benchmark Test Of Self-Awareness | IFLScience

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In a series of experimental observations conducted by Japanese researchers, bluestreak cleaner wrasse – a petite coral reef fish that mutualistically munch

Source: A Fish Has Passed The Benchmark Test Of Self-Awareness | IFLScience

A Macaw Breeding Center Supplied Prehistoric Americans With Prized Plumage | Science | Smithsonian

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This yet-undiscovered breeding center is likely one of the first instances of exotic animal husbandry in the region

Source: A Macaw Breeding Center Supplied Prehistoric Americans With Prized Plumage | Science | Smithsonian

What Would Happen If the Earth Turned Into Blueberries? Thanks to a New Paper, Now We Know – The Chronicle of Higher Education

For one, our planet would immediately shrink in both mass and radius. Gravity would weaken. Oh, and there’s the blueberry geysers.

Source: What Would Happen If the Earth Turned Into Blueberries? Thanks to a New Paper, Now We Know – The Chronicle of Higher Education