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The new World War ... Insects

Argentine ants captures the world - or at least areas with temperate climates.

"To Kill a camel" - a new concept of pollution control in Australia

Australia has decided to make up for the carbon stocks by killing wild camels and that, therefore, to prevent climate change.

The secret to a long stay under water spiders divers

Like the divers, plunging into the water, some spiders can breathe underwater using an air bubble as an oxygen tank.

Bacteria contribute to the proliferation of forest trees

Researchers in the field of biology have found that bacteria living in mosses on the trees is doubly effective in the process of "fixing" nitrogen than those that live in the ground.

Expansion of the airport in Hong Kong life threatening dolphins

Hong Kong’s ambitious plans to expand its airport to meet the increased requirements were met by protests of the environmentalists, who claim that it will endanger the life of rare Chinese white dolphins.

The fossil of an extinct species of sea cow discovered in the Philippines

The bones of an extinct sea cow species that lived about 20 million years ago have been discovered in a cave in the Philippines, a group of Italian scientists, as the head of the expedition on Monday.

Ocean acidification deprives the ability to hear the predator fish

With the Industrial Revolution, more than half of all gas CO2, produced by burning fuel was consumed with the ocean, strongly increasing the pH level in the past 650,000 years, which is the result of ocean acidification.

New endemic beetles discovered in the Iberian Peninsula

The European research team in collaboration with scientists in Spain has described two new species of beetles the size of two millimeters in length.

Hundreds of rare antelopes die in Kazakhstan

More than 440 antelope put at risk species Saiga were found dead in western Kazakhstan last week.

"Kissing dogs" can alter the genetics of human

People and dogs can exchange genetic material for thousands of years through the transmission of viruses, so scientists assume.

Face Spider age of 49 million years in 3-D

Now everyone who is interested in arachnids, an opportunity to look for the first time in 49 million years in the face of the most ancient spider.

Discovered the fossil of a giant ancient sea predator

Paleontologists have discovered that a group of remarkable ancient sea creatures existed for much longer and reached significantly larger than previously expected, due to the extremely well-preserved fossil, discovered recently in Morocco.

Unbelievable but true: the insects attack and kill amphibians

New findings of researchers from Tel Aviv University show that predator-prey interactions between insects such as ground beetles kind Epomis and amphibians are much more complex than previously thought.

Silk thread tarantulas are at his feet

Climbing is probably one of the riskiest things an adult tarantula.

Seals are able to recognize the shape of the object his mustache

Mustache seals are an invaluable tool in hunting animals in the dark cold waters.

Scientists have discovered a new species of Cambodia blind and legless lizard

For the first time in Cambodia is registered and formally described in the scientific journal of discovery of a new type of reptile.

Shocking Facts zombie ant fungus

New horrific details emerged during the study details how a parasitic fungus manipulates the hapless ants, filling their heads fungal cells, and affects the muscles so that the ant can grab a stranglehold list of where and when the fungus wish.

Fossil of a giant ant reveals new information

Four paleontologists, including two experts from Simon Fraser University, discovered the fossil of a giant ant, a journey through the world of which sheds light on the events of global warming affected the distribution of the lives of about 50 million years ago..

Signs of a struggle were found on the remains of ancient sea monsters

Deep marks on the jaw marine reptiles age of 120 million years scientists suggest that life in the ancient polar oceans was quite easy.

Why do pigs love mud?

What could be better for the pig than to wallow in the mud puddle? Mud baths, no doubt, provide the pigs cool, as the recently published research review, but wallow in the mud looks like it could also be a sign of being a pig.

Like ants survive the flood? They create a floater.

Scientists have figured out how the ants manage to avoid mass drownings in the rainforests. They cling to each other, forming a raft of their bodies.

The secret of reasonable behavior jellyfish

A closer look at the sky a set of eyes, belonging to box jellyfish provides evidence that these creations, which do not have a standard brain, able to behave intelligently.

What do the spots on the feathers of peacocks?

Type of tail feathers in male peacocks and bizarre mannerisms wooing a female is likely to have a significant impact on their success in the mating season.

The animals also have personality

A man’s personality can greatly affect his life.Some people are outgoing and at ease in any environment, while other new situations become stressful, which can harm their health and well-being.

Climate change may increase the amount of poisonous spiders

One of the most horrific species of spiders in North America has been the subject of a new study, aiming to predict possible areas of its distribution and how it spread may be due to climate change.

Ground turtle slowly but surely saves forests of tropical islands

Terrestrial turtles come to the aid of a tropical island, threatened with deforestation.

Pygmy rabbits will soon remain only in our imagination

Like the Easter bunny, rabbit, pygmy of the Columbia Basin in Washington state will soon exist only in our imaginations.

Scientists have discovered fossils of the largest spider

Chinese spider, fossil remains of which were found by scientists, is, according to them, the largest of the detected to date.

In the Czech Republic discovered the tomb of a transvestite Stone Age

Five thousand years after the death of the remains of the cave man, who apparently was a different sexual orientation, saw the white light.

Africa - the birthplace of human language

Psychologists at the University of Auckland recently published in the journal "Science" and "Nature" are two basic research, which studied the diversity of languages around the world.

The first person in the world who was born with an extra strand of DNA

A boy of two years was the only person in the world who diagnosed the presence of additional strands of DNA in the body.

Scientists puzzled had another penguin finless

Researchers from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), the University of Washington and other groups are trying to unravel the mystery of nature: Why are some penguin chicks losing their feathers? The appearance of "naked" penguins with obvious signs of disturbances in the pen cover penguin colonies on both sides of the South Atlantic, very puzzled scientists trying in recent years to determine what is the cause of such conditions..

Bees cell lock protection pesticides

Bees take emergency measures, demonstrating an extraordinary example of rapid adaptation to the destructive nature of human activity, according to the eminent expert on bees.

Some plants can live in animals

Researchers have discovered a unique and rather strange specimen plants living inside the animal.

Dinosaur egg with embryo exhibited in the Russian Museum

Dinosaur egg, with well-preserved embryo exhibited in the Russian Museum. Scientists believe that it belonged to Ornithopoda who lived in an area known today as Mongolia, 100 million years ago.

The scientists found the monkey with the habits of cows

For the first time in Malaysia, the scientists found the monkey, the digestive system which operates similar to that of a cow - Nosach or proboscis monkey spit up swallowed food to the mouth for further chewing as well as do ruminants.

Discovered a chemical that affects the sexual preferences

According to the information scientists from China, a chemical component in the brain is able to control sexual preference in mice.

On the island of Minorca found fossils of a giant rabbit

On the small island of Minorca, which is a popular destination for European tourists of all, the researchers extracted the fossil skeleton of a huge rabbit.

The flexibility of plants helps them adapt to climate change

Results from an international study involving Spanish researchers have shown that the phenotypic flexibility of plants, allowing them to change their structure and function, helping them to adapt to changes in the environment.

Silkworm rearing method for the production of colored silk

Institute of Materials Research and Design (IMRE) in Singapore has developed a way to replace the traditional dyeing process necessary to produce colored silk.


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