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How Chinese opera masks compare to spider evolution

(University of Cincinnati) University of Cincinnati biology student Jenny Yi-Ting Sung is applying analytical tools normally associated with studying evolution to examine Chinese opera masks. So far she has found surprising parallels in the significance of color and pattern in nature and in Jing masks.

What gray hair says about your health

Those first few strands of grays on your head are often not a welcome sight. They’re a sign that we’re getting older, whether they arrive prematurely in our 20s or spare us until we’re in our late 30s. But in…

Plane travel destroys polar bear habitat

(Norwegian University of Science and Technology) A group of polar bear researchers wants you to do more than worry about the fate of these beautiful animals. They’ve calculated how much summer sea ice is melted per metric ton of CO2 emissions. Then you can decide if the flight you’re planning to take is worth destroying polar bear habitat.

Tesla Cars ≠ Pollution … Tesla’s Full Stack Disruption … Model 3 vs. Model Y — CleanTechnica Top 20

Last week’s top stories on CleanTechnica included Andy Miles explaining why Tesla vehicles cut pollution rather than causing more pollution, a rundown of how Tesla’s “full stack disruption” sets it apart from the auto crowd, and yet another comparison of the Tesla Model 3 and Tesla Model

Astronomers award 2020 Education Prize to Deborah Byrd

Byrd received the prize from the American Astronomical Society, the largest organization of U.S. astronomers. The prizes are given for outstanding achievements in scientific research, education, scholarly writing, and service to the astronomical community.

Lizard Fends Off Predators To Protect Her Eggs | Life | BBC Earth

Life as a single mum isn’t easy – but where predators are concerned, this horned lizard isn’t having it.Subscribe: #hornedlizard #davidattenborough #bbcearth Watch more:Planet Earth Planet Earth II Dinosaur LifeDavid Attenborough narrates a breathtaking ten-part…

Baby Chimps Visit The Forest For The First Time | BBC Earth

These baby chimps are learning all the skills they’ll need to survive on their own. This is their first visit to the forest since being rescued.Subscribe: #Chimpanzee #BabyChimpRescue #AnimalRescue Watch more:Planet Earth Planet Earth II Dinosaur…

Top 5 Animal Superpowers! | BBC Earth

How can a dragonfly see in slow-motion, or a giant rat’s super sense of smell detect tuberculosis? We’ve pulled some of the most incredible animal abilities from the BBC Archive for our latest compilation.Subscribe: #Top5AnimalSuperpowers #Top5AnimalCompilation #BBCEarth Watch more:Planet…

Puppies and Baby Chimpanzees Make The Cutest Friends | BBC Earth

Baby chimps and puppies… need we say more?!Subscribe: #Chimpanzee #Puppy #CuteAnimals Watch more:Planet Earth Planet Earth II Dinosaur Baby Chimp RescueJenny and Jim Desmond are parents to an unusual and very large family – over…