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So cute: Nov. 16-23

Posted By David Evans, Monday, November 18, 2019

Undersea animals

 https://www.the-scientist.com/slideshows/slideshow--images-from-the-world-beneath-66666?utm_campaign=TS_DAILY%20NEWSLETTER_2019&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=79728361&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9FIcJuxWst6hldVpT9ZHTZiJcfNlQVcUmpJRe1KddvSLFpr2wUtdWaRkmyTEyUXg6IbJeBPoEiDVv7C3HBtJ9bT5hSEA&_hsmi=79728361

 Free slide show, figs.: Scientist

Pygmy seahorses

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/taiwan-pygmy-seahorses-social-media?utm_source=Atlas+Obscura+Daily+Newsletter&utm_campaign=93de4e7acd-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_11_18_Not_LA&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f36db9c480-93de4e7acd-66564973&mc_cid=93de4e7acd&mc_eid=c78e42df3d

Complete, free report, figs.: Atlas obscura

Beautiful brittle stars

 https://www.the-scientist.com/image-of-the-day/image-of-the-day--brittle-star-66757?utm_campaign=TS_DAILY%20NEWSLETTER_2019&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=79663859&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9UB1O-z_9m9p1B5L4xB8GcdmibD5_1Md7TqOoQYz-P2i3_-jNokjHeyyAY888SpNfPp48e5tAGF8iTZDxw1c4ihwzbhg&_hsmi=79663859

 Short, free item, figs., links: Scientist

Rats driving cars!

 https://curiosity.com/topics/scientists-taught-rats-to-drive-tiny-cars-for-an-important-reason-curiosity?utm_campaign=daily-digest&utm_source=sendgrid&utm_medium=email

 Full, free essay, video, figs., links: Curiosity

Vagina museum opens in London

 https://www.vaginamuseum.co.uk/?utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=5584967b37-MR_COPY_02&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-5584967b37-149927409

 Free website--Caution: sexually explicit material

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Surprising life: Nov. 9-16

Posted By David Evans, Saturday, November 9, 2019
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Amazing: Nov. 2-9

Posted By David Evans, Tuesday, November 5, 2019
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Wow: Oct. 26-Nov. 2

Posted By David Evans, Tuesday, October 29, 2019
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Fall fantasy: Oct. 19-26

Posted By David Evans, Monday, October 21, 2019
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Odd October: Oct. 12-19

Posted By David Evans, Monday, October 14, 2019
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Wait a minute: Oct. 5-12

Posted By David Evans, Monday, October 7, 2019

All dry

Tool-using pigs

 https://www.cnn.com/2019/10/06/us/pigs-use-tools-study-scn-trnd/index.html

 Full, free article, video, links: CNN

Woodpeckers to know and love

 https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/natures-headbangers/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=sciences&utm_content=link&utm_term=2019-10-11_more-stories

 Complete, free report, figs.: Sci. Am.

When the dinosaurs died

 https://curiosity.com/topics/heres-what-happened-the-day-the-dinosaur-killing-asteroid-struck-earth-curiosity?utm_campaign=daily-digest&utm_source=sendgrid&utm_medium=email

  Full, free story, links: Curiosity

You have these in your food (enjoy!)

 https://www.cnn.com/2019/10/04/health/insect-rodent-filth-in-food-wellness/index.html?utm_source=CNN+Health&utm_campaign=bf90f294e9-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_10_08_12_53&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_ddc799ed25-bf90f294e9-100387269

 Full, free essay, link: CNN

Mostly wet

Amazing octopus

 https://nautiluslive.org/video/2019/09/09/cirroteuthid-octopus-billows-circus-tent?utm_source=Nature+Briefing&utm_campaign=e9891402f3-briefing-dy-20191008&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c9dfd39373-e9891402f3-43278877

 Free short, item, video: Nautilus live

The air-breathing fish comes to Georgia

 https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/invasive-fish-can-breathe-and-move-land-has-been-found-georgia-180973330/?utm_source=smithsoniandaily&amamp;utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20191011-daily-responsive&spMailingID=40870239&spUserID=NjU3MzIxNzA0NzMyS0&spJobID=1621076297&spReportId=MTYyMTA3NjI5NwS2

 Full, free essay, links, fig.: Smithsonian

Deep-sea life

 https://curiosity.com/topics/the-nightmarish-mariana-snailfish-lives-deeper-in-the-ocean-than-anything-weve-ever-found-curiosity?utm_campaign=daily-digest&utm_source=sendgrid&utm_medium=email

 Complete, free report, video, figs.: Curiosity

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What the...: Sept. 18-Oct. 5

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, September 5, 2019
Updated: Wednesday, October 2, 2019

BIG bunny!

 

https://biggeekdad.com/2019/10/this-is-your-internet-100/

 

 Free video: Big geek daddy

 

Skull of puff adder

 

https://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/mmg_disp.jsp?med_id=185517

 

 Free image, link: NSF

 

T. rex could have crushed a car

 

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2019/09/t-rex-bite-could-have-crushed-a-car-thanks-to-its-stiff-skull/?cmpid=org=ngp::mc=crm-email::src=ngp::cmp=editorial::add=Science_20191002&rid=A7A56556A5F95EF302B3F178961A3387

 

 Complete, free report, videos, figs., links: Nat'l geo.

 

What the...: Sept. 18-Sept. 25

Mammals

Hello kitty: puma in the privy

https://fox40.com/2019/09/17/mountain-lion-chases-cat-into-sonora-home-gets-locked-in-bathroom/

 Full, free story, video: KTXL

The spotted zebra

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/spotted-kenya-baby-zebra-polka-dots-180973180/?utm_source=smithsoniandaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20190919-daily-responsive&spMailingID=40689129&spUserID=NjU3MzIxNzA0NzMyS0&spJobID=1601907136&spReportId=MTYwMTkwNzEzNgS2

Full, free essay, video, links: Smithsonian

Not mammals

Life on earth 3.5 billion years old

 https://www.sciencealert.com/those-3-5-billion-year-old-fossils-in-australian-rocks-really-are-fossils-new-study-finds

 Full, free essay, figs., links: Sci. alert

Extreme environment for this worm

 https://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(19)31040-1

 Full, free item, figs., links: Cell biol.

Parasitic wasp controls minds of others

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2217567-crypt-keeper-wasps-can-control-the-minds-of-7-other-species-of-wasp/

 Full, free article, fig., links: New sci.

Queen honey bees partially blinded after sex

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02771-6?utm_source=Nature+Briefing&utm_campaign=a5cf9a8a29-briefing-dy-20190920&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c9dfd39373-a5cf9a8a29-43278877

 Short, free item, fig.: Nature

What is valley fever?

https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/68/ss/ss6807a1.htm?s_cid=ss6807a1_e&deliveryName=USCDC_921-DM9093

 Complete, free report, figs., refs.: MMWR

Golly: Sept. 4-18

All at sea

Weird, even for a jellyfish

https://www.livescience.com/ghostly-shapeshifting-jellyfish-nautilus.html?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20190917-ls

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

Mantis shrimp species

https://www.livescience.com/20796-gallery-mantis-shrimp.html

Free slide show: Live sci.

The horror-movie ancient chelicerate

https://www.livescience.com/nightmare-creature-multitool-head.html?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20190911-ls

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

Vampire squid

https://www.the-scientist.com/image-of-the-day/image-of-the-day--vampire-squid-66408

 Short, free explanation, fig., link: Scientist

"Shocking" eel: strongest electricity at 650 v

https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/09/newly-discovered-eel-delivers-strongest-electric-jolt-record?utm_campaign=news_daily_2019-09-10&et_rid=51728656&et_cid=2983678

 Full, free essay, image, link: Science

Mostly dry

Oldest animal? So far...

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02556-x?utm_source=Nature+Briefing&utm_campaign=6ddef67795-briefing-dy-20190905&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c9dfd39373-6ddef67795-43278877

Complete, free report, ref. figs.: Nature

Map of mouse brain's neurons

https://www.the-scientist.com/image-of-the-day/image-of-the-day--brain-map-66392

 Short, free item, links, image: Scientist

"Brain-eating" amoeba

https://www.livescience.com/boy-dies-brain-eating-infection-hot-spring.html?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20190913-ls

Full, free story, links: Live sci.

New family of viruses

https://www.the-scientist.com/the-literature/researchers-discover-new-family-of-viruses-66334?utm_campaign=TS_DAILY%20NEWSLETTER_2019&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=76875449&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9_y8jnFKOieMg1B1tTtvpiZXVBEo6ioPxTj7_c457CD9mnxTlqy-3lS62ZCy-pczpQiq5j9isnsynebp0azigM0cwEhw&_hsmi=76875449

 Full, free article, images: Scientist

Alberta's giant "ice dragon"

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/ice-dragon-ruled-skies-above-ancient-alberta-180973104/?utm_source=smithsoniandaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20190911-daily-responsive&spMailingID=40626940&spUserID=NjU3MzIxNzA0NzMyS0&spJobID=1601120369&spReportId=MTYwMTEyMDM2OQS2

 Full, free essay, figs., links: Smithsonian

Double Dave, the two headed rattlesnake

https://abc7.com/pets-animals/video-rare-two-headed-rattlesnake-found-in-nj/5517981/

  Brief, free item, video, link: ABC news (US) 

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Living things: Aug. 28-Sept. 4

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, August 29, 2019
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Life science: Aug. 21-28

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, August 22, 2019
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