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Adorable Echidnas Are Doing Their Part To Fight Climate Change Without Realizing It

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"Australian echidnas are one of the only two types of mammals that lay eggs for babies, and despite their spiky appearance, they're rather adorable. "Thankfully, the native Australian echidna has become part of the solution because of its very own animal instincts. This particular animal l... read more

To The Moon? Genetic Material From 6.7 Million Earth Species

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Extinction insurance for planet earth is envisioned by sending sperm and egg samples from 6.7 million species to the moon for safekeeping. How could earth species be destroyed to require a backup? Genetic modification gone... ... read more

Scientists Are Rethinking Animal Cognition As More Evolutionary Behaviors Emerge

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"Humans have always considered ourselves much different animals, and we look at our apparent superior intellect, analytical mind, self-awareness, and expanded consciousness as the dividing line between us and them. Primates for example, have always been considered our closest cousins, and while... read more

Dolphins Speak In Holographic Language

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Very cool! scientists-reveal-that-dolphins-speak-in-a-holographic-language/UPDATE: The commenters are mostly unconvinced.... read more


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