July 28, 2014
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July 28, 2014
"Into the Abyss, Music to Remember, Burning Man Planetarium, Intricate Insects
JASCHA HOFFMAN
August events at the intersection of science and culture."

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July 28, 2014
"Seals Surviving Climate Change Tend to Thrive
THE NEW YORK TIMES
Antarctic fur seal populations are declining, and changing genetically."

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July 28, 2014
"Shipping Lanes Threaten Pacific Blue Whales
SINDYA N. BHANOO
Two major feeding grounds for the huge mammals are bisected by the routes of ships near seaports in San Francisco and Santa Barbara, Calif."

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July 28, 2014
"Watched While Sleeping, What We Don’t Know, Jealous Dogs

Letters to the editor and online comments."

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July 28, 2014
"The Great Giant Flea Hunt
CAROL KAESUK YOON
The Pacific Northwest is a home to the mountain beaver, which is home to the elusive Hystrichopsylla schefferi."

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July 28, 2014
"Treasures, and Gold, in Exploration of Sunken Ship
WILLIAM J. BROAD
Reports give new details of not only the treasure discovered from the S.S. Central America, which sank more than 150 years ago, but also of the items that speak of the lives lost."

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July 28, 2014
"A Guide to A.S.M.R. on the Internet
Ashley Maas and Heather Murphy
Whispering, rustling paper and tapping fingers — more than 2.6 million videos on YouTube are designed to trigger a little-known phenomenon called autonomous sensory meridian response, or A.S.M.R."

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July 28, 2014
"A Lost World Is Resurrected
HENRY FOUNTAIN
The work of the naturalist John Whipple Potter Jenks was thrown out and forgotten until a group of graduate students revived it, with an artist’s help, for a new exhibition."

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July 28, 2014
"A Tentacled Underwater Workhorse
KATHERINE HARMON COURAGE
A new breed of robots with sinewy arms, a powerful grip and the ability to work underwater, is almost here."

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July 28, 2014
"A Robot Takes a Swim
Research Center for Sea Technologies and Marine Robotics
PoseiDrone, a robot whose body was inspired by the bodies of octopus and squid, navigates a rocky underwater world."

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July 28, 2014
"Faking Death to Survive Another Day
C. CLAIBORNE RAY
Some species of fly are adapted to feign dropping dead as a way to avoid a threat, and several other insects and spiders also show this behavior."

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July 28, 2014
"Five-Legged Kangaroo?

When Australia’s signature mammal walks, its tail works like a fifth leg."

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July 28, 2014
"For Kangaroos, Tail Becomes a Fifth Leg
JAMES GORMAN
A study shows that when kangaroos feed, they use a slower, walking motion that relies on the tail to exert force."

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July 27, 2014
"Peter Marler, Graphic Decoder of Birdsong, Dies at 86
PAUL VITELLO
Dr. Marler showed that certain songbirds not only learned their songs, but also learned to sing in a dialect peculiar to the region in which they were born."

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