Astronomers Discover Complex Organic Matter Exists... →
A spectrum from the Infrared Space Observatory superimposed on an image of the Orion Nebula where these complex organics are found. (Credit: Image courtesy of The University of Hong Kong / Background: Hubble image courtesy of NASA, C.R. O’Dell and S.K. Wong (Rice University)) ScienceDaily, Oct. 26 2011 - Astronomers report in the journal Nature that organic compounds of unexpected...
Lungfish Provides Insight to Life On Land: 'Humans... →
ScienceDaily (Oct. 4, 2011) — A study into the muscle development of several different fish has given insights into the genetic leap that set the scene for the evolution of hind legs in terrestrial animals. This innovation gave rise to the tetrapods — four-legged creatures, and our distant ancestors — that made the first small steps on land some 400 million years ago. [full story] ...
From @algore: the impact of climate change on... →
“A Brown University study examines whether animals will be able to adapt and migrate as the climate warms.” [more]