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Interesting September: Sept. 13-20

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, September 14, 2017
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September strange: Sept. 6-13

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, September 8, 2017

Thanks to web detective Pat Bowne


911: Hippopotamuses to the rescue!


Complete, free report, links: Live sci.

Your favorite dinosaur?


Full, free story, images, video: Live sci.

No vertebrae

Making spider webs even stronger


Full, free essay, video: Sidney morn. herald

Untidy bees better for pollination


Complete, free report, linked cites., figs.: PLoS one

Bizarre bryozoans


Full, free story, images, video, links: Pop. sci.

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Odder and odder: Aug. 30-Sept. 6

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, August 31, 2017

Thanks to web detective Ellen Lathrop Davis


Love trains of the spiny anteaters


Full, free item, images, videos: Atlas obscura

African wild dogs vote by sneezing


Complete, free report, images, videos: BBC

Fuzzy fossil fowl actually a dinosaur


Complete free report, images: Sci. Am.

What's causing the sex ratio of those crocs to change?


Full, free essay, images: Science

See sea snake swim!


 Full, free item, images, links, refs.: Sci. news

Insects for sure

Fire ants save themselves with floating rafts


Full, free story, links, images: Sci. Am.

What bug izzit?


Full, free essay, links, images: Atlas obscura

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Curious August: Aug. 23-30

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, August 25, 2017

Rufous-tailed hummingbird


Press release: NSF

Largest ever "sea dragon" found


Full, free essay, images: BBC

Texans: big even back then: Mammoth remains


Complete, free report, image, links: Live sci.

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Unusual: Aug. 16-23

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, August 17, 2017

How animals react to a solar eclipse


Full, free essay, links, images, video: Live sci.

Do you want bugs with that burger?


Full, free article, links: Mother Jones

Spiders cross the sea to Australia!


Complete, free report, linked cites., figs: PLoS one

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Strange August: Aug. 9-16

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, August 9, 2017
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Oddities of August: Aug. 2-9

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, August 2, 2017
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You heard it here first: July 26-Aug. 2

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, July 27, 2017

Thanks to web detective Paul Blumstein

Slime time: how to make it, what it's good for


Complete, free report, video, links: Live sci.

Fish living in the dirt? Yep


Short, free note, video: NSF

Woodpecker v utility pole: Gettin' 'er done!


Short, free item, image: Annandale patch

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Odd today, odd tomorrow: July 19-26

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Thanks to web detective Paul Blumstein

Tyrannosaurus rex' bones not fit for running


Complete, full report, linked cites., figs: Peerj

Just how smart are crows?


Free documentary: PBS

Many fungal species living in coral


Press release, links, images: U. Hawaii/Manoa

Lists of disturbing facts (to some)


Free website: Knowable

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Strange:: July 5-19

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, July 6, 2017

Thanks to web detectives Roberta Meehan and Paul Blumstein

Out of this world

Microbes on Mars? Nope, sorry


Complete, free report, links: Pop. sci.

Sperm in space!


Full, free essay, ref.: BioTechniq.

On earth but...

Why do those things disgust us?


Full, free blog, images: Yahoo

Will tardigrades inherit the earth?


Full, free essay, images, links: Live sci.

New views on elephant evolution


Complete, free report, image, ref.: BioTechniq.

Forever more: ravens plan ahead


Full, item, links: Sci. Am.

Crocodilian nightmare of the dinosaurs!


Short, free item, image: Newser


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