Some of Liza's RSS feeds
Some of Liza's RSS feedsCourtesy Liza Pryor

"Ancient armored amphibian had world's oddest bite" Instead of dropping its lower jaw to open its mouth, this critter actually lifted the top of its head away from the lower jaw. Kind of the way the Muppets do...

"Scientist says he has found oldest spider web" trapped in amber.

There are a lot of gloomy extinction predictions out there, but here's a bright spot: "More than 1,000 species discovered in Mekong: WWF". At least 1,068 new species were discovered in the rainforests and wetlands along the Mekong River, which flows through Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, and the southern Chinese province of Yunnan. Including a spider "as big as a dinner plate" with an 11.8" legspan!

(More Buzz stories on spiders)

"Up on the roof, new jobs in solar power"

"2008 in Photos--10 Biggest Science Stories"

"Nanotech sensor detects toxins in living cells"

"Whales' teeth are aid to mating" (Yup, you read that right. Another reason to attend to dental hygiene.

"Get lost ... and get better architecture"

And for you space people, "Not the brightest bulbs (in space)"

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