animals and plants

animals and plants

Maria Sibylla Merian honoured by Google doodle

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Search engine marks 366th anniversary of birth of German artist-naturalist known for her book on the insects of SurinameGoogle's latest doodle celebrates the anniversary of the birth of of Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717), a German who was one of the greatest artist-naturalists of her time and who is regarded as...
Maria Sibylla Merian honoured by Google doodle

The biosphere: nature is all we have | Editorial

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The project to name and classify all living species on earth is important not just for posterity, but for the futureImagine an economic community in which nobody could list the stakeholders or identify those about to default. Or try to set a value on a reference library that has catalogued...
The biosphere: nature is all we have | Editorial
Organism without a brain creates external memories for navigation

LeapFrog Device Moves Past the Tadpole Stage

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When parents buy an educational toy for their kids, they generally consider cost, overall value and how long it will hold a child’s fascination before it ends up in a pile of neglected toys at home. The iPod touch and iPad offer plenty of popular kid-friendly games and apps, but...
LeapFrog Device Moves Past the Tadpole Stage
"Coming Home" by Wisconsin student wins U.S. 2013 Doodle 4 Google competition
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