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How Animals Hacked The Rainbow And Got Stumped On Blue

Until about 600 million years ago, seeing colors didn't matter so much to Earth's inhabitants — nobody had eyes.<p>"Before the eye evolved, you just wouldn't have seen what was there," says Andrew Parker, a biologist at London's Natural History Museum who studies the evolution of color.<p>Simple animals …

The clear waters of Curaçao are a perfect place to swim with sea turtles. This turtle was rising to the surface to get some fresh air, then sped off into the distance. Their movement is fluid and graceful, but they are surprisingly quick in the water. Taken at Playa Lagun, Curaçao. Photo by @awc007

La belleza invisible del interior de las plantas y las flores

Con precisión microscópica, el artista visual Rob Kesseler retrata lo que no solemos ver de las plantas y flores comunes y silvestres que nos rodean.

Petróleo recubre el fondo del Golfo de México

Un nuevo estudio, de la Universidad de California, ha revelado que una porción significativa de restos de petróleo del derrame Deepwater Horizon en …

Encuentran nuevos genes implicados en el autismo

El análisis genético más grande jamás realizado sobre el autismo aumenta el número de los genes relacionados con este síndrome a más de 100. El …

Cerebros 'alucinados'

¿Qué ocurre en el cerebro de una persona cuando se toma una seta alucinógena? Un equipo de científicos británicos acaba de analizar el impacto …

Cannonball! Our newest additions to The Jellies Experience are making a splash. Cannonball jellies are fast swimmers

Photograph by @paulnicklen for @natgeo. @sea_legacy. During the fall months and while they wait for the sea ice to freeze, polar bears perform mock battles. These skills that they gain from these matches will come in handy in the spring when they fight for real for the right to breed. The sea ice is freezing later each fall and melting earlier each spring causing the bears to have less time on the ice eating seals, their primary food source. #polarbear #beauty #nature #wildlife #adventure #climatereality #climatechange @natgeocreative @thephotosociety

#marine #wildlife #fish [cleaning #symbiosis] ... #Mediterranean #moray with cleaner #shrimp // #Muraena helena et #Lysmata seticaudata photo: Sergi Garcia https://flic.kr/p/efA1iB

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El consumo de alimentos ecológicos no previene el Cáncer

Según un estudio de la <i>Universidad de Oxford</i>, las mujeres que basan su alimentación en productos ecológicos tienen <b>la misma probabilidad de desarrollar</b> …

Glowing Bacteria Control Squid Hosts

<b>Being jolted awake every morning by an alarm clock is plenty annoying, but at least that alarm doesn’t actually live in your body.</b><p>The Hawaiian bobtail squid (<i>Euprymna scolopes</i>) has an internal alarm clock that’s run by a species of glowing bacteria known as <i>Vibrio fischeri</i>. This bacterium and the …

These Are Some of the Most Otherworldly Creatures You’ll Find on Earth | WIRED

It’s said that we know more about the surface of the moon than our own oceans, and the same may be true of the lifeforms that inhabit them. Cold …

15 asombrosas curiosidades sobre animales - culturizando.com | Alimenta tu Mente

La naturaleza nunca deja de sorprendernos y por ello te traemos hoy 15 curiosidades sobre animales, que seguramente desconocías.<p>1. Las abejas nacen …

Recordando al gran Saramago (+Frases)

José Saramago fue un escritor, periodista y dramaturgo portugués, ganador del Premio Nobel de Literatura 1998. Saramago nació en Portugal un 16 de …