Posts Tagged ‘dolphins’

Convergent Evolution in the Genes

Thursday, September 12th, 2013
dolphins, toothed whales, bats, echolocation, genes, genetics, genomics, hearing, convergent, evolution, adaptation

How does echolocation work at the gene level for diverse animals like bats and dolphins?

Extraordinary Marine Animals

Monday, August 19th, 2013
siasi, dolphins, sailfish, Humboldt Squid, squid, Moe Flannery

This video was produced by youth participating in the 2013 Science in Action Summer Intensive. A project of the Academy’s Digital Learning Program, generously funded by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.

Dolphin Name Response

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013
dolphins, names, signature whistles, marine mammal

Dolphins respond to name-calling!

Our Orca Story

Friday, May 10th, 2013
orcas, cetaceans, killer whales, dolphins, ecotypes, offshore, sharks, Academy research, Built for Speed

Discover how Orca O319 came to the Academy.

Dolphin Blow

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010
journal.pone.0012299.g001

Scientists have revealed a novel way to collect DNA from dolphins– exhalations from their blowholes.

Dolphins and Diabetes

Friday, February 19th, 2010
Cayusa, Creative Commons

Understanding how dolphins process glucose may help humans with diabetes. Researchers are studying the dolphin genome for clues.

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