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http://www.whoi.edu/news-release/new-report-explores-threats–solutions-impacting-right-whalesA new report from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) discusses some of the critical threats affecting North Atlantic right whale populations, including entanglements in fishing gear, ship strikes, and noise pollution in the ocean. Original Title: […]
http://www.cbsnews.com/video/the-fascinating-world-of-biomimicry/Scientists are increasingly looking to nature for technological innovations. Faith Salie examines how humpback whales inspired aerodynamic windmill turbines, porcupine quills inspired medical products, and how a frog’s saliva could lead to the development of […]
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AllDiscovermagazinecomContent/~3/v2QSb91FKdw/For the first time, researchers have identified blubber, and other soft tissue, preserved in an Early Jurassic ichthyosaur. The new interpretation of the 180-million-year-old fossil suggests that the extinct marine reptiles were warm-blooded. Ichthyosaurs swam the […]