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As large, visually-oriented mammals, we have long had a tendency to consider biological diversity primarily in terms of what we can see. There is, however, an entire world of creatures rarely encountered but no less unique and intriguing for it. Sometimes, one only needs the right tools, or the proper motivation,>
A small tree or shrub found in mountainous Central and South American rainforests has a most unusual relationship with the birds that pollinate its flowers, according to a new study - the plant known as Axinaea offers up its male reproductive organs as a tempting and nutritious food source for the birds. As the birds>
Cut off one finger from a salamander and one will grow back. Cut off two and two will grow back. It sounds logical, but how the salamander always regenerates the right number of fingers is a biological mystery. The salamander isn't the only animal with this regenerative ability. Take the sea squirt, Ciona intestinalis>
Vampire bats that live in Latin America have switched to blood meals from cattle instead of from rainforest mammals, ecological physiologists report in the Journal of Comparative Physiology B. They say that the conversion of rainforests ecosystems into livestock producing farmland resulted in the expansion of>
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Always thought women were the stronger sex? Okay, I admit it, me too. But I am inclined to be a little skeptical when someone pimping their book cites ancillary evidence rather than studies so even if the logic is good I tend to maintain a healthy disbelief. Ryuichi Kaneko and Dr. Kunio Kitamura, two of the co-authors>