Sunday, February 25, 2018

Nature

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Adult female eye worm immediately after removal from the eye, appears in a handout photo

OMG! U.S. Woman Found with Eye Worm Previously Known Only in...

By Gina Cherelus NEW YORK (Reuters) An Oregon woman has become the first person worldwide known to have had an eye infestation by a tiny worm...
The Amazon molly, an all-female species that engages in asexual reproduction, appears in a handout photo in Wurzburg

Girl Power – Life’s Going Swimmingly for All-Female Fish Species

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters)  An all-female freshwater fish species called the Amazon molly that inhabits rivers and creeks along the Texas-Mexico border is living proof...
At sunset, climbers and rescue personnel descend Mount Hood

OMG! Climber Killed in Fall, Others Stranded on Mount Hood, Oregon

By Terray Sylvester TIMBERLINE LODGE, Ore. (Reuters) A climber was killed after falling up to 1,000 feet (305 meters) on Mount Hood in Oregon and...
An illustration of a Cretaceous arachnid Chimerarachne yingi found in Myanmar

Arachnophobes Take Heed – This Ancient Spider Had A Whip-Like Tail

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) If you are not a fan of spiders, you may not like the creepy little arachnid scientists found entombed in...
Rescue workers are seen by a damaged building after an earthquake hit Hualien

OMG! At Least Seven Killed, 67 Missing after Quake Rocks Taiwan...

By Fabian Hamacher and Tyrone Siu HUALIEN, Taiwan (Reuters) Rescuers combed through the rubble of collapsed buildings on Wednesday, in a search for 67 people...
Artist's life reconstruction of the titanosaurian dinosaur Mansourasaurus shahinae on a coastline in what is now the Western Desert of Egypt approximately 80 million years ago is pictured in this handout image

Fossil of School Bus-Sized Dinosaur Dug Up in Egyptian Desert

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) Scientists have unearthed in a Sahara Desert oasis in Egypt fossils of a long-necked, four-legged, school bus-sized dinosaur that lived roughly...
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