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The march of the strange: Feb. 22-March 1

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, February 23, 2017
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Odd balls: Feb. 16-22

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, February 16, 2017
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Odd valentine: Feb. 9-15

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, February 10, 2017

Web's weird Wednesday

Nematodes in the lungs!

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2017/bcr-2016-218320.full

Short, free item,  linked cites., images, video BMJ case rep.

Really? Plant nerurobiology?

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/48028/title/Can-Plants-Learn-to-Associate-Stimuli-with-Reward-/&utm_campaign=NEWSLETTER_TS_The-Scientist-Daily_2016&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=42572365&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--Im4PWHRu_cSc1cHKpxHfiR8BysrcAepJ2BOfloG8TtgB0AJPSTtgucFKZpycrxyd6Y5MwKmhJjtvH9MSW85mpDr2-Sw&_hsmi=42572365/

Complete, free report, links: Scientist

Old, old reptiles

Evidence of live birth in ancient swimming reptiles

http://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms14445

Full, free article, linked cites., images: Nature

The Marshosaurus just don't get no respect!

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/laelaps/marshosaurus-the-jurassics-forgotten-carnivore/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20170215

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

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Feb. fauna: Feb. 1-8

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, February 2, 2017

The old spiny slug

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/dirty-doctors-finished-what-an-assassins-bullet-started/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20170208

Press release, image: Yale U.

The shark with an overbite

http://www.livescience.com/57744-new-species-of-ghost-shark-found.html

Complete, free report, images, links: Livescience

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The Wnter of our content: Jan. 25-Feb. 1

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, January 26, 2017

No legs

Tapeworm and its removal

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1516482?query=TOC

Short, free item, videos: New Engl. j. med.

Un-cute: Oldest deuterostome yet

http://www.nature.com/articles/nature21072.epdf?referrer_access_token=iGlzMQbsJTI4FirxPkQRqdRgN0jAjWel9jnR3ZoTv0Oz0VvtJ3OoBhIW1AQ7Cw_oSd6iCVf7msxw6fhyZLzYDriMMt-efqoSrCnS4yUAqwJ2Y8zZl0c-fv_AC72fXAHEIWOnJS-vqyenXHmmc8r0VaG7VYCGfnWL_sj6OX7S6QB6ze7N_FG1fptWWmz2_foKo2Td2b2Rdd67RN8zqMmPew%3D%3D&tracking_referrer=www.bbc.com

Complete, free pdf, linked cites., images: Nature

Six legs or more!

Very cute: jumping spiders show their stuff

http://magazine.uc.edu/editors_picks/recent_features/tinydancers.html

Complete, free report, images, video: U. Cincinnati mag.

An ant? Nope: just weird!

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/48228/title/Image-of-the-Day--Creepy-Crawlers/&utm_campaign=NEWSLETTER_TS_The-Scientist-Daily_2016&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=41570673&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8RQsLEk0_SeR1A_gbfQUqLnud2aBEO8Oy6lmCTjYA8OADtOuMzIgQQfFF08-AXTXtfvof12Mu7Ws8X4m7bGwHYacFu0A&_hsmi=41570673

Free image, link: The Scientist

THE GIANT CLAW!

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/48204/title/Image-of-the-Day--Little-Hermits/&utm_campaign=NEWSLETTER_TS_The-Scientist-Daily_2016&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=41473371&_hsenc=p2ANqtz---0gWdEfokvAMnktJakCFogkwdilWftcePfsUhioGoeBgejB4B7siFDr8C836Uk8O1dBUNJDhgywdn-HXXvvzsCSFOmw&_hsmi=41473371

Free video, link: The Scientist

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Barely believable biota: Jan. 18-25

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, January 19, 2017

Episodic memory in cats--smart as dogs?

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-38665057

Full, free article, links: BBC

You hadn't oughter go in the water with this giant otter!

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14772019.2016.1267666

Full, free essay, linked cites., images: J. system. paleontol.

Weird wing walking terror

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/laelaps/enigmatic-pterosaur-was-a-terrestrial-stalker/?WT.mc_id=SA_EVO_20170123

Complete, free report, image, links: Sci. Am.

Who's faster? You or the rattlesnake? Hint: not you!

https://ucrtoday.ucr.edu/43411

Press release, video: U.CA/R

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Odd: Jan 11-18

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, January 12, 2017
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New Year's biota: Jan 4-11

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, January 5, 2017
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Holiday biota: Dec. 16-Jan 4

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, December 16, 2016
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Is that humorous or femorous: Dec. 9-16

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, December 9, 2016

Is that humorous or femorous: Dec. 9-16

Mammals

The bite of the ancient mammal: fierce!

http://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms13734

Full, free article, linked cites., images: Nature

Who's the smartest big cat? Roar: Lions!

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/lions-are-the-brainiest-of-the-big-cats/

Full, free essay from Sci. Am.

Not mammals

African trypanosomasis: cause of sleeping sickness

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1604333?query=TOC

Short, free item, images from New Engl. j. med.

Good-bye to Aussie trap-door spiders?

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/12/trapdoor-spiders-disappearing-australian-landscape?et_cid=5721519&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5721519&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Complete, free report, image from R&D mag.

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