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image: Free Divers From Southeast Asia Evolved Bigger Spleens

Free Divers From Southeast Asia Evolved Bigger Spleens

By Anna Azvolinsky | April 19, 2018

The adaptation gives better endurance to the Bajau people, known as sea nomads, by increasing spleen size and, in turn, boosting the number of oxygenated red blood cells when diving.  

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A group of around 300 whales produced 184 distinct songs over just a few years, according to a new study.

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image: Biology Labs Hit by Harvey’s Eye Face Long Road to Recovery

Biology Labs Hit by Harvey’s Eye Face Long Road to Recovery

By Shawna Williams | September 15, 2017

At the University of Texas’s Marine Science Institute, the hurricane caused more than $100 million in damage, killed hundreds of study animals, and displaced numerous researchers, but its work continues.

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image: Research Labs Evacuate Ahead of Irma

Research Labs Evacuate Ahead of Irma

By The Scientist Staff | September 7, 2017

Scientists leave behind ongoing experiments as the Category 5 hurricane whips through the Caribbean and heads toward the U.S. mainland.

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image: Warming Drives Biodiversity?

Warming Drives Biodiversity?

By Beth Marie Mole | September 5, 2012

Global climate change may have long-term benefits for the world’s marine flora and fauna.

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