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Researchers simulate the gait of ancient arachnid

Researchers simulate the gait of ancient arachnid

MANCHESTER, England, July 9 (UPI) --Scientists have brought an ancient arachnid back from the dead -- virtually, that is. A well preserved fossil helped them create a video of its movement.
Brooks Hays
Canadian fossil reveals world's smallest hedgehog

Canadian fossil reveals world's smallest hedgehog

SMITHERS, British Columbia, July 9 (UPI) --Paleontologists recently unearthed the bones of a thumb-sized hedgehog, likely the world's smallest, as well as the jaw of a tapir, a hog-like mammal.
Brooks Hays
Lost vials of smallpox found in abandoned NIH closet

Lost vials of smallpox found in abandoned NIH closet

BETHESDA, Md., July 8 (UPI) --According to the NIH, several scientists came upon three vials of smallpox left over from the 1950s while cleaning out a storage closet of a laboratory.
Brooks Hays
NASA satellites could help predict floods five months in advance

NASA satellites could help predict floods five months in advance

WASHINGTON, July 8 (UPI) --NASA satellites are helping scientists determine exactly how much water was stored in river basins during the fall and winter seasons.
Brooks Hays
Ancient human ancestors had Neanderthal ears

Ancient human ancestors had Neanderthal ears

ST. LOUIS, July 8 (UPI) --Skulls of ancient humans in China reveal inner ears characteristic of Neanderthals, further evidence of ancient interbreeding.
Brooks Hays
Some bees use inside voices, others belt it out

Some bees use inside voices, others belt it out

WASHINGTON, July 8 (UPI) --A new study shows that some bees whisper to their friends about newly found food, while others shout to tell their buddies while warding off competitors.
Brooks Hays
Scientists confirm largest ever flying bird species

Scientists confirm largest ever flying bird species

CHARLESTON, S.C., July 7 (UPI) --A new study details the rediscovery of a Charleston, S.C. bird fossil and confirms a new bird species, Pelagornis sandersi -- the largest ever flying bird.
Brooks Hays
Baby dolphin rescued in Florida on America's birthday

Baby dolphin rescued in Florida on America's birthday

REDINGTON BEACH, Fla., July 7 (UPI) --A baby dolphin was rescued by beach-goers and wildlife officials in Florida on July 4th.
Brooks Hays
Spiny water flea likely coming to Lake Champlain

Spiny water flea likely coming to Lake Champlain

LAKE CHAMPLAIN, Vt., July 7 (UPI) --Environmental officials in Vermont and New York say its likely only a matter of time before the invasive spiny water flea finds its way into Lake Champlain.
Brooks Hays
Antarctic winds likely to accelerate sea level rise, researchers say

Antarctic winds likely to accelerate sea level rise, researchers say

SYDNEY, July 7 (UPI) --Researchers say models predicting the rate of polar ice melting and sea level rise are too conservative, having failed to account for changing wind patterns.
Brooks Hays
Mantis shrimp use natural sunscreen to see ultraviolet light

Mantis shrimp use natural sunscreen to see ultraviolet light

WASHINGTON, July 7 (UPI) --The mantis shrimp can see ultraviolet light, which has wavelengths too short for humans and most other animals to pick up.
Brooks Hays
NASA, Boeing finalize deal to build most powerful rocket in history

NASA, Boeing finalize deal to build most powerful rocket in history

WASHINGTON, July 4 (UPI) --Aviation company Boeing has signed a $2.8 million contract with NASA to build the world's most powerful rocket.
Brooks Hays
Study: men born in the winter more likely to be left-handed

Study: men born in the winter more likely to be left-handed

VIENNA, July 3 (UPI) --Researchers found that male southpaws are slightly more likely to be born during the winter -- proof, they say, of a hormonal mechanism at work.
Brooks Hays
Pristine fossil confirms Archaeopteryx as original bird

Pristine fossil confirms Archaeopteryx as original bird

MUNICH, Germany, July 3 (UPI) --In a study published in the journal Nature on Wednesday, researchers described the discovery of a near perfect fossil of Archaeopteryx, the "original bird."
Brooks Hays
Sheryl Sandberg on Facebook newsfeed experiment: 'We never meant to upset you'

Sheryl Sandberg on Facebook newsfeed experiment: 'We never meant to upset you'

SAN FRANCISCO, July 3 (UPI) --Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's second-in-command, has stopped short of apologizing for Facebook's psychological experiment on 700,000 unknowing users.
Kate Stanton
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