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Tick bites that trigger severe meat allergy on rise around the world | Society | The Guardian
‘Tick-induced mammalian meat allergy’ reported in Europe, Asia, Central America and Africa but most prevalent in parts of Australia and the US
insects  disease  allergy  wtf  science  biology  medicine 
october 2016 by ignatz
Extinction Symbol
useful symbol for extinction, to use on roadsigns etc
doom  biology  symbols 
january 2016 by ignatz
Worldwide decline in amphibians may be related to a major extinction event. This report is about a frog disease.
science  biology  doom  extinction  frogs  amphibians  environment 
august 2015 by ignatz
The Toxins That Affected Your Great-Grandparents Could Be In Your Genes | Innovation | Smithsonian
Chemical damage might be inherited. “In essence,” Skinner explains, “what your great-grandmother was exposed to could cause disease in you and your grandchildren.”
publichealth  genetics  disease  toxics  science  biology  chemistry 
january 2014 by ignatz
The Sea Slug Forum - Home Page
On the Sea Slug Forum you can ask questions, post information and find out more about nudibranchs, bubble-shells, sea hares and other sea slugs.
biology  nature  science  zoology  slugs  obsess 
march 2013 by ignatz
Russian DNA Discoveries
"Official science also knows of gravity anomalies on Earth that contribute to the formation of vacuum domains." Completely nuts.
psychoceramics  cranks  biology  dna  failure  ha 
january 2010 by ignatz
tagging predators and mapping their journeys in the ocean
biology  zoology  oceanology  animals  geo  gis 
december 2009 by ignatz
Inscentinel Ltd. is developing unique sensing instruments which utilise trained honeybees (Apis mellifera) to recognise and detect trace vapours.
bees  science  security  safety  madscience  biology  entomology 
october 2009 by ignatz
Cure For Honey Bee Colony Collapse?
For the first time, scientists have isolated the parasite Nosema ceranae (Microsporidia) from professional apiaries suffering from honey bee colony depopulation syndrome. They then went on to treat the infection with complete success.
bees  science  biology  environment  news  peakbee  disease 
april 2009 by ignatz
Fluorescent puppy is world's first transgenic dog - life - 23 April 2009 - New Scientist
A cloned beagle named Ruppy – short for Ruby Puppy – is the world's first transgenic dog. She and four other beagles all produce a fluorescent protein that glows red under ultraviolet light.
science  genetics  news  biology  madscience 
april 2009 by ignatz
Fastest accelerated shot in nature | The Firearm Blog
“The fastest spores travelled more than 1 million times their own ‘body’ length in one second,” says Money. “A 1.8-metre human travelling at 1 million times his or her body length in one second would be travelling at a velocity of 1.8 million meters per second, which is more than 5000 times the speed of sound.”
yow  science  biology  fungi  projectiles 
march 2009 by ignatz
Discovery News: Born Animal: See A Fish With A Transparent Head
Check out the fish Macropinna microstoma. It has tubular eyes and a see-through head.
biology  animals  fish  via:tinymammoth 
february 2009 by ignatz
Honeybees See the Difference Between Numbers—Literally | 80beats | Discover Magazine
Honeybees have the ability to distinguish and remember visual quantities up to four, according to a new study
science  biology  via:thepouncer  nature  bees 
january 2009 by ignatz
Effect Measure: Tamiflu down the drain?
Would a mass dosing of Tamiflu followed by mass peeing cause unwanted environmental effects?
birdflu  h5n1  tamiflu  environment  biology  epidemiology  publichealth  pollution  doom 
october 2006 by ignatz
An interactive study for the mathematical study of plant pattern formation
mathematics  math  biology  design  science  nature  botany 
january 2006 by ignatz
nice big directory of biology resources
biology  science  reference  directory 
november 2005 by ignatz
Welcome to Biodiversity Hotspots
guide to areas where biodiversity is particularly threatened
environment  politics  nature  biology  biodiversity 
november 2005 by ignatz
Dictionary of Ichthyology
have all words about fish at your fishfingertips
english  obsess  reference  biology  science  zoology 
november 2005 by ignatz
Salton Sea Website Home Page
San Diego State University page on science of the Salton Sea area
saltonsea  geography  california  local  biology  environment 
november 2005 by ignatz
maniac who wants to build a canal to save the Salton Sea
saltonsea  california  local  environment  politics  biology  geography  engineering 
november 2005 by ignatz
Salton Sea Restoration
insane government project to revitalize accidental lake
environment  biology  geography  politics  saltonsea 
november 2005 by ignatz
California Chaparral Field Institute
Scientific and activist organization dedicated to the understanding of the chaparral environment.
environment  california  biology  geography  politics 
july 2005 by ignatz
List of invasive species - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
list of species that have been carried about by humans with possibly dissastrous results
environment  biology  doh  wikipedia 
july 2005 by ignatz
hybrid mandarin orange/grapefruit
biology  food  fruit 
april 2005 by ignatz

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