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There's a deeper fish in the sea

The ocean's deepest fish doesn't look like it could survive in harsh conditions thousands of feet below the surface. Instead of giant teeth and a menacing frame, the fishes that roam in the deepest parts of the ocean are ...

dateNov 28, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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First comprehensive inventory of Neotropical snakes

An international team made up of scientists from Brazil, Australia, the U.S., Ecuador, Germany and Sweden has published the results of an extensive database of snakes of the American tropics. This database is made up of museum ...

dateNov 27, 2017 in Ecology
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Fly hunter has described 30 new species

Chironomids are also called non-biting midges or lake flies. Xiaolong Lin is a PhD candidate at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology's (NTNU) University Museum in Trondheim. He devotes almost all his time to ...

dateOct 26, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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