Archive: 3/05/2006

Some Animals Use Gas for Skeletal Support While Molting

If otherwise healthy humans temporarily lost their skeletons, they could neither protect themselves nor move around. Millions of small animals, however, do lose their skeletons one or more times a year in a risky process ...

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Blimp gets big screen

The Lightship Group, a subsidiary of American Blimp Corporation, unveiled its new A-170 Video Lightsign airship in hopes of rejuvenating the blimp industry.

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Birds halt some British home construction

Construction of homes across 300 square miles of land in southeast England has reportedly been halted in an effort to protect three rare species of birds.

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Bats Use Guided Missile Strategy to Capture Prey

When it comes to rocket science, it looks like bats had it worked out before the scientists did. A new University of Maryland study finds that echolocating bats use a strategy to track and catch erratically moving insects ...

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