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Event: Summer Stargazing Nights

Event: Summer Stargazing Nights

Frosty Drew Nature Center & Observatory Events

When: Friday June 23, 2017 at 6:00 p.m

Welcome to the Frosty Drew Observatory Summer Stargazing Nights! Tonight we will open the Observatory and Sky Theatre at 6:00 offering fabulous astronomy experiences. Read about it....
  • By: Frosty Drew Nature Center & Observatory Events
  • On: Mon, 15 May 2017 17:35:53 EDT

How eggs got their shapes

Reported by Plants & Animals News -- ScienceDaily

The evolution of the amniotic egg -- complete with membrane and shell -- was key to vertebrates leaving the oceans and colonizing the land and air but how bird eggs evolved into so many different shapes and sizes has long been a mystery. Now, an internatio...
  • By: Plants & Animals News -- ScienceDaily
  • On: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:30:53 EDT

Catalyst mimics the z-scheme of photosynthesis

Reported by Plants & Animals News -- ScienceDaily

A new study demonstrates a process with great potential for developing technologies for reducing CO2 levels....
  • By: Plants & Animals News -- ScienceDaily
  • On: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:30:47 EDT

Previously unknown pine marten diversity discovered

Reported by Plants & Animals News -- ScienceDaily

The elusive American pine marten, a little-studied member of the weasel family, might be more diverse than originally thought, according to new research....
  • By: Plants & Animals News -- ScienceDaily
  • On: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:30:40 EDT

How do genes get new jobs? Wasp venom offers new insights

Reported by Plants & Animals News -- ScienceDaily

A new study describes how four closely related species of parasitic wasps change their venoms rapidly in order to adapt to new hosts, and proposes that co-option of single copy genes may be a common but relatively understudied mechanism of evolution for ne...
  • By: Plants & Animals News -- ScienceDaily
  • On: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:30:35 EDT

First Chikungunya-infected Aedes aegypti mosquitoes found in Brazil

Reported by Plants & Animals News -- ScienceDaily

While more than 13,000 cases of Chikungunya viral disease were reported in Brazil in 2015, scientists had never before detected the virus in a captured mosquito in this country. Now, researchers have identified a mosquito -- caught in the Brazilian city of...
  • By: Plants & Animals News -- ScienceDaily
  • On: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:30:24 EDT