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May 31, 2013
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How the turtle got its shell

The turtle has been in no rush to give up the secret of its shell — but after two centuries of close study, scientists are filling in the story of a structure unique in the history of life. New research … Continue reading

April 28, 2012
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Did Bone Ease Acid for Early Land Crawlers?

In a new paper in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B, scientists propose that the bony structures in the skin of many early four-legged creatures might have been there to relieve acid buildup in bodily fluids. Analysis of their … Continue reading

January 7, 2011
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Epic Journeys of Turtles Revealed

The epic ocean-spanning journeys of the gigantic leatherback turtle in the South Atlantic have been revealed for the first time thanks to groundbreaking research using satellite tracking.  Experts at the Centre for Ecology and Conservation (Cornwall) at the University of … Continue reading