Monday, February 3, 2014
Weird wildlife, Extinction sadness and Science awesomeness
I'll start this list, as I usually do, with my "Extinction Countdown" articles for Scientific American, which covered both sadness and wonder:
Only 4 Northern White Rhinos Remain in Africa: Inside the Last Attempts to Breed and Save Them
First Wild Beaver in 800 Years Confirmed in England? [Video]
Did the Axolotl Just Go Extinct?
Behold, the freaky leech that can stay alive at 321 degrees below zero
For stem cells in 30 minutes, just add acid
These e-whiskers could lend cat-like sensitivity to robots
Stephen Hawking says black holes don't exist (well, not in the way we thought)
Drug trafficking leads to massive deforestation in Central America
This coming week should see more for SA and MNN, and maybe some additional articles that are working their way toward publication. Follow me on Twitter for the links as they happen, or come on back here next Monday for another list of links. Have a great week!