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Underground Amphibian Evolved Unique Ears to Track Preys and Predators, Study

Jul 28, 2014 AM EDT Caecilians, a worm-like underground amphibian, evolved unique ears to sense underground vibrations, according to a Carleton University Canada study.

Stocks of Organic Carbon in Deep Soils Can Affect Climate Change, Study

May 27, 2014 AM EDT As a result of human activities, carbon that had been sealed away for thousands of years in arid and semi-arid environments is more likely to be reintroduced to the environment that can further ...

SA Underground ‘Living Stones’ Has ‘Windows’ To Allow Light Penetration for Photosynthesis

Oct 24, 2013 AM EDT Lithops, a type of South African ‘living stone,’ that lives underground in extremely dry conditions employs multiple mechanisms to enhance photosynthesis, according to a study conducted by Katie ...

Mystery of the 'Fairy Circles' in The Namib Desert Revealed: Research

Sep 06, 2013 AM EDT Michael Cramer at the University of Cape Town in South Africa has resolved the mystery behind the formation of millions of strange round patches of barren land called 'fairy circles' that are found ...

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