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Tuesday, 26 October 2021

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ORCA: MAX'INUX 

ARCHEA [19:44:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (71 visits) info
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One of the iconic animals of the Pacific Northwest are Orca or Killer Whales. In Kwak'wala are known as max̱'inux̱.They are toothed whales who hunt our waters for fish, squid, birds and aquatic mammals. They are also the largest member of the Dolphin family. These large marine mammals are easily distinguished by their black-and-white colouration, large dorsal fin and a sleek, streamlined

The Truth About Organ, Eye & Tissue Donation 

BEYONDbones [18:23:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (46 visits) info
By R. Patrick Wood, M.D. Recently the Beyond Bones Zoomcast welcomed R. Patrick Wood, M.D. from the organ procurement organization LifeGift onto the weekly interview show to chat about donating our organs after we die. We asked Dr. Wood to dispel some rumors and myths about this important, life-saving act. Organ, eye, and tissue donation […] The post The Truth About Organ, Eye & Tissue Donation first appeared on

Leaving No One Behind? How Development Finance Can Better Reduce Poverty 

State of the Planet [16:50:43]  recommend  recommend this post  (48 visits) info
Investment projects often promise to reduce poverty, but they can have the opposite effect. To improve outcomes, communities need more support and

The Dunk 

Koprolitos [12:06:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (43 visits) info
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Con motivo de la primera edición del Dunktoberfest (algo así como el Oktoberfest muniqués, pero con el emblemático pez fósil Dunkleosteus terrelli como protagonista...), y coincidiendo con su [...]

Mussaurus and the social behaviour of early sauropodomorphs 

Letters from Gondwana [06:48:30]  recommend  recommend this post  (43 visits) info
Sauropods were the largest terrestrial vertebrates. Their morphology is easy recognizable: a long, slender neck and a tail at the end of a large body supported by four columnar limbs. They were the first [...]

Let’s Come Clean: The Renewable Energy Transition Will Be Expensive 

State of the Planet [15:00:53]  recommend  recommend this post  (43 visits) info
Europe’s surging energy prices show that switching to renewables can be costly. Politicians need to be honest about those

Estudio de la bioerosión de insectos derméstidos en tejido óseo en las XXXVI Jornadas de la SEP 

Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) [11:42:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (41 visits) info
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Dentro de las comunicaciones presentadas por integrantes del Grupo de Biología Evolutiva de la UNED en las pasadas XXXVI Jornadas de la Sociedad Española de Paleontología se dieron a conocer algunos [...]

Out on the California Prairies: Taking Stock of California's Most Powerful Storm Ever 

Geotripper [05:31:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (43 visits) info
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There are many ways to describe the power of a storm: monetary damages from flooding, rainfall totals, rise of reservoirs and rivers, and others. So one can argue about which particular storm was the most [...]
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