Jennifer Ramirez

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Male Humpback Whales Attract Mates by Singing in Chorus

Author: Virginia Morell, ScienceNOW. Virginia Morell, ScienceNOW Science<p>Date of Publication: 08.20.13.<p>Time of Publication: 11:15 am. 11:15 am<p>The …

Tiny fish widens false eye on fins to distract predators

A science team in Australia has the first clear evidence that damsel fish can change the size of both a false eye and their real eye to maximize …

Zoology

Mary Anning: Google doodle celebrates the missing woman of geology

Searching for the missing women of geology, Suzanne Pilaar Birch asks if this could be the only existing photograph of renowned palaeontologist and geologist Mary Anning<p>Born in 1799, Mary Anning was the discoverer of the famous ichthyosaur and plesiosaur fossils on the Jurassic coast of Dorset. …

Will science ever bring back the dinosaurs?

Jurassic Park

Stroke, Stroke, Stroke — The Atlantic Ocean's Dazzling Oarsmen

At night, in the ocean, they look like little Broadway billboards with dazzling trills of rainbow colored light. They have eight little runways on their bodies for light display. What are they?<p>They're called comb jellies. They're not jellyfish. They don't pulse like jellies. They seem to hang. You …

Will beautiful plant black locust someday be used in fuel production?

Researchers are evaluating the potential of woody crops for fuel production. The black locust, in particular, showed a higher yield and a faster …

Forestry

This Man Wants To Power The World With Tornadoes

Louis Michaud has received funding from Peter Thiel’s Breakout Labs to harness energy through manmade vortexes. Will your streetlights soon be powered by a tornado?<p>Many retired men enjoy tinkering in the garage to fill the hours, working on an old Jaguar XKSS, say, or building a dollhouse for a new …

Greedy Algae May Thwart Ocean Fertilization Efforts

Another study shows iron fertilization may not be a great solution to climate change.<p>One idea for removing excess carbon dioxide from the Earth's atmosphere may not work as well as advertised, according to a new study. The problem arises from extra-greedy diatoms, a type of algae with structured …

Why Dolphins Make Us Nervous

What is it about dolphins? They have very, very big brains, and that makes we humans, whose brains are nothing to sniff at, nervous. We don't know what to make of them.<p>The latest example: On May 17 in India, the Ministry of Environment and Forests issued an order to all Indian states banning …