A warmer summer boosts butterfly numbers across the United Kingdom for 2013. This comes “as a relief” following historically low numbers for the summer of 2012. ...
via Zoo Borns: http://www.zooborns.com/zooborns/2013/09/kiwi-aukland-zoo.html?pintix=1
“MIT Lab Creates the World’s First Feasible ‘Artificial Leaf” link via PopSci: http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2011-03/mit-lab-creates-worlds-first-practical-artificial-leaf
A very interesting and familiar formation discovered by NASA’s MESSENGER probe. Follow the link for a scientific explanation not insensitive to Star Wars lore. link:http://messenger.jhuapl.edu/gallery/sciencePhotos/image.php?page=1&gallery_id=2&image_id=1258
The seeds were recovered from permafrost that preserved their viability. via PNAS: http://www.pnas.org/content/109/10/4008.full?sid=2f628683-10fd-4ffd-a947-a65fe959c5e0