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A new species of dinosaur may have dived like a duck to catch its prey |  CNN

A new species of dinosaur may have dived like a duck to catch its prey | CNN

CNN — A new study has found that at least one species of dinosaur may have been a skilled swimmer, diving through water like a duck to hunt for prey. The study, published in Communications Biology on Dec. 1, describes a recently discovered species, Natovenator polydontus. The theropod, or hollow-bodied dinosaur with three toes and …

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HS-3 Bacteria

Hidden deep in a cave – Discovery of a unique new species of bacteria

An image of an HS-3 plated colony, showing the characteristic transparent and iridescent appearance. 1 credit Japanese scientists have discovered a type of bacteria in a cave that exhibits multicellular behavior and a unique two-phase life cycle. The bacterium, HS-3, was isolated from a limestone cave wall that is periodically submerged by an underground river. …

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