HIV’s Ancestors May Have Plagued First Mammals

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Some of the 850 new species discovered in underground water, caves and micro-caverns across outback Australia.

Australian researchers have discovered a huge number of new species of invertebrate animals living in underground water, caves and “micro-caverns” amid the harsh conditions of the Australian outback.

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New Species Of Crustacean Discovered Near Canary Islands

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unknown species of crustacean, belonging to the remipede genus Speleonectes.

During a cave diving expedition to explore the Tunnel de la Atlantida, the world’s longest submarine lava tube on Lanzarote in the Canary Islands, a team of scientists and cave divers have discovered a previously unknown species of crustacean, belonging to the remipede genus Speleonectes.

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Mystery Of Bat With Extraordinary Nose Solved

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bats use their nose to create a highly focused sonar beam.

A research paper co-written by a Virginia Tech faculty member explains a 60-year mystery behind a rare bat’s nose that is unusually large for its species.

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Bats Recognize The Individual Voices Of Other Bats

 

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Bats can use the characteristics of other bats’ voices to recognize each other, according to a study by researchers from the University of Tuebingen, Germany and the University of Applied Sciences in Konstanz, Germany. The study explains how bats use echolocation for more than just spatial knowledge.

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Explorers Discover World’s Largest Cave In Vietnamese Jungle

Explorers Discover World’s Largest Cave In Vietnamese Jungle

Possibly the world’s largest cave passage, Hang Son Doong was discovered in the heart of the Vietnamese jungle by a British caving team.

A British caving team believe they have discovered the world’s largest cave passage in the heart of the Vietnamese jungle. (Pics)

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