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December 22, 2015 - Issue 1105


A New, Quick (and Creepy) Way to Identify Unknown Species

dna sequencing from leeches

December 22, 2015

Did you know that only about 1.5 million of the estimated 30 million existing species on planet Earth have been identified so far? Since some species hide so well and are next to impossible to observe, scientists have discovered an ingenious new shortcut.

How Long Can a Polar Bear Stay Under Water? New "Epic" Dive Recorded

polar bear dive

December 22, 2015

A polar bear hunting seals in the Norwegian archipelagos stayed underwater nearly three times as long as the previous record. Scientists describe a "bittersweet" reason why polar bears may be fast becoming expert divers.

Tiny Fawn Whisperer - Magical!

Tiny Fawn Whisperer - Magical!

December 22, 2015

That magical moment when a fawn finds a girl who knows exactly what he needs.