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Biotweeps - [Rutger]
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CECHR 1 Jan 16
Poachers using science papers to target newly discovered species a down side to open access
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Rutger Vos Apr 10
Attention: / shares a fantastic collection of photos of jumping spiders:
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Rutger Vos May 28
Pufferfish create circular geometric sand sculptures on the ocean floor to attract females (source: )
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Nicky Bay 6h
rips off all the spider's legs and brings it back to feed her young while it is still alive.
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PaleoAnthropology+ 13h
Bison carving from La Madeleine - 15,000 year old engraved fragment of a spear-thrower made of reindeer antler
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Ricard Sole 16h
My drawing on the importance of spatial ecology to allow stability: if we ignore space, it's like everyone dancing on the tip of a pin.
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NYT Science 10h
Reviving and expanding on Darwin's revolutionary idea that animals make aesthetic choices when they pick mates
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SAPIENS 8h
What event or transition in human evolutionary history marks the “domestication” of hominins?
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Ross Barnett 16h
Here's an extinct giant lemur skull (Megaladapis? Palaeopropithecus?) covered in flowstone in a Madagascar cave. Image Nick Garbutt
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Historical SciArt 11h
Olive Snail Shells (Family Olividae) for ! G.B. Sowerby, Thesaurus Conchyliorum, V.4 (1880) in :
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Jonathan Healey May 28
'Queck' (BL, Add 49622, f. 190v. The Gorleston Psalter. 1310-1324)
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Biotweeps - [Rutger] 5h
Replying to @Protohedgehog
I know that they're dropping, evidently. Does that help?
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Biotweeps - [Rutger] 14h
Replying to @lpc_nh
Them especially.
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Biotweeps - [Rutger] 14h
Replying to @biotweeps
In Work Package 3 we will ascertain that all matter is simply energy condensed to a slow vibration.
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Biotweeps - [Rutger] 14h
For that kind of fantasy writing, I think hallucinogens would be far more appropriate
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Phil Taylor May 23
These 'Principal Mountains / Rivers' maps originated in the late 18th century, and were popular for the following ~150 years.
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Historical SciArt 19h
It's ! from Charles Whymper, Egyptian Birds for the most part seen in the Nile Valley (1909)
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Rutger Vos May 2
Crab eating a strawberry (source: )
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Rutger Vos 16h
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Matt Kolmann, PhD May 27
Teeth and skull of the Port Jackson shark
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