Archive: 11/18/2009

Mislabelling drives skate to brink of extinction

A species of common skate is to become the first marine fish species to be driven to extinction by commercial fishing, due to an error of species classification 80 years ago, reveals research published today ...

Nov 18, 2009
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Extinct goat was cold-blooded

(PhysOrg.com) -- An extinct goat that lived on a barren Mediterranean island survived for millions of years by reducing in size and by becoming cold-blooded, which has never before been discovered in mammals.

Nov 18, 2009 weblog
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Meteor showers in Asia disappoint

(AP) -- Thousands of stargazers across Asia stayed awake overnight to catch a glimpse of what was advertised as an intense Leonid meteor shower, but the show fizzled rather than sizzled for many because of ...

Nov 18, 2009
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