Science Links

Here are some interesting links related to my science novels:

Giant viruses:

http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1440382/mega-virus-revived-siberian-ice-after-30000-years-chills-scientists

http://www.pnas.org/content/111/11/4274

http://www.theguardian.com/science/2014/jun/19/neanderthal-faces-spanish-cave

http://www.theguardian.com/science/2014/aug/21/neanderthals-lived-among-us-study

 

Arctic Sea Dumping

http://www1.american.edu/ted/arctic.htm , http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-21119774

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2013/04/125-mammoth-tusks/larmer-text

 

Ocean acidification

http://ocean.nationalgeographic.com/ocean/critical-issues-ocean-acidification/

 

Thawing of permafrost:

http://sciencenordic.com/thawing-permafrost-emits-more-carbon-expected

Toxoplasmosis

http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2012/03/how-your-cat-is-making-you-crazy/308873/

http://www.vet.cornell.edu/FHC/health_resources/toxoplasmosis.cfm

 

Infections changing the behavior of their hosts:

http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0063602

 

Bears can see in color:

http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm?adfg=wildlifenews.view_article&articles_id=136

 

 

 

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