Monthly Archives: May 2014

Single Cell Saturday

I, one-cell protist, use pieces of glass sponge to build my spiny shell Read more. Advertisements

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Friday Fungus

the prince of orange fungi: penicillium from Tunisia Read all about it here.   Related articles Scientists announce top 10 new species for 2014

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Donderdag Draak

dragon tree, named for Kaweesak Keeratkiat grows on limestone rock (Can you spot the four dragons?˙ᴉxɐʇ ǝɔɐds ǝɥʇ, ɯlo ǝɥʇ ‘ǝɹnʇɐǝɹɔ lɐɔᴉɥʇʎɯ ǝɥʇ ‘ǝǝɹʇ ǝɥʇ) Related articles Top ten species reveal process of discovery and further mysteries about life on earth … Continue reading

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Ice Anemone

how do you burrow through hard ice, anemone, with only tentacles?   Via Wikinews: Tuesday, January 21, 2014 In late 2010 a geological expedition to Antarctica drilled through the Ross Ice Shelf so they could send an ROV under it. … Continue reading

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Oh, Olinguito

the arboreal olinguito is a mist raccoon with big teeth (Well, 2014 is not going to be complete without these ten. May 2013 to May 2014, I guess.)

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Pretty in White

minibiotus formosus is a beauteous pallid tardigrade (Read all about it!)

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Gooseberry Glutes!

sticky-tentacled pacific sea gooseberry mouthy ancestor oh wow, ctenophore pleurobrachia bachei: evolution rules! hey, barrage balloon, sis eoandromeda haz eight tentacles? this jelly genome guts, glory and glutamate alien rainbow! (H/T to this interesting article)  

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