Links to share

FEATHERED DINOSAUR TAIIILLLLL (If you didn’t already know this, you heard it here first!): http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/12/feathered-dinosaur-tail-amber-theropod-myanmar-burma-cretaceous/

Australian photo contest: http://www.australiangeographic.com.au/topics/science-environment/2016/12/ecology-in-action-2016-photography-winners-announced?adbsc=social_20161201_68391176&adbid=10154118445703339&adbpl=fb&adbpr=100614418338

Four periodic elements named! http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/01/science/periodic-table-new-elements.html?_r=1

Marine pollinators…tiny crustaceans (i.e. arthropods I like to call ocean insects) pollinate sea grasses: http://www.sciencealert.com/scientists-just-discovered-there-are-bees-in-the-oceans
(PS I resent them being called bees)

Dumbledore means bumblebee! http://www.worldwidewords.org/weirdwords/ww-dum1.htm

All the awesome things bees do: http://ecologyisnotadirtyword.com/2015/07/01/bees-triple-threat/

100 of the most influential images of all time (according to Time…and be prepared to spend some time): http://100photos.time.com/

Go Japan! http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/12/09/505020386/japan-sends-long-electric-whip-into-orbit-to-tame-space-junk

New super-resistant bacteria found in deep cave…they’re calling these “hero bugs” because they can learn about natural antibiotic resistance in bacteria. http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2016/12/10/504691357/million-year-old-hero-bug-emerges-from-cave

Caution warranted when purchasing seeds…a sad story of those who take advantage of conservation efforts by selling contaminated seed. And maybe a story about how little we know when we purchase certain species (this also goes for fish): https://news.illinois.edu/blog/view/6367/437988

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