Category Archives: Animals

Why all you’ve been told about these polar bears could be WRONG: Inuits have a very different story  | Daily Mail Online

Climate change – cited as the reason for their imminent demise, due to rising temperatures shrinking the ice essential to their survival – may be altering their behaviour, but the Inuit say they are adapting, and remain fat and healthy, … Continue reading

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The Central Dogma of Mitochondrial Genetics Needs Rewriting | The Scientist Magazine®

Until last month, it was generally believed that mitochondria and their DNA are exclusively maternally inherited in humans. In a provocative report in PNAS, scientists identified 17 people from three unrelated families with a high level of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) … Continue reading

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Biophysicists measure how geckos glide across water

It was assumed medium-sized creatures, like geckos, weren’t cut out for water gliding. But a new study proved that assumption incorrect. Geckos can walk on water, and thanks to the work of two physicists, scientists know how. Source: Biophysicists measure … Continue reading

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Illegal Cockfighting Ring Is Busted in Nebraska | Multiculturalism & Open Borders Are Not Always Good

“Some of those arrested have holds placed on them by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for possibly being in the country illegally, Palm [also] said. That means that even if those suspects make bail, they could be sent to federal … Continue reading

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Toyota’s Remote-Control Humanoid Robot Is Uncanny

Toyota has announced that its humanoid-size robot, the T-HR3, has been controlled successfully through a wireless connection. An improvement on previous generations, a wirelessly controlled T-HR3 is one step closer to people controlling human-size robots remotely. Source: Toyota’s Remote-Control Humanoid … Continue reading

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Landowners Hail Property Rights Victory At Supreme Court In Frog Habitat Dispute | Theft By Frog

A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the Fish and Wildlife Service was wrong to designate a 1,500 acre tract of land in Louisiana as a “critical habitat” for the endangered dusky gopher frog, even though the species has not … Continue reading

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California Forest Mismanagement – Fires Predictable

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