Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org A golden head centipede attacks a Kunming mouse. Credit: PNAS A team of researchers from several institutions in China … Continue reading Toxin in centipede venom identified
Dr Brocks said the rise of algae triggered one of the most profound ecological revolutions in Earth’s history, without which humans and other animals would not exist.
Biologists examine a desert tortoise at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, California, during the desert tortoise translocation on April 12, 2017. Credit: Cpl. Medina Ayala-Lo/Marine … Continue reading US Marines Airlifted 1,100 Tortoises to New Desert Homes
Say hello to your new ancestors. Researchers think they’ve solved one of the longest-standing mysteries in the world of science: which, of all the branches on the animal family tree, … Continue reading New Study Says We Were Wrong About Sea Sponges Being the World’s First Animals
Hundreds of pilot whales stranded on Farewell Spit on the South Island of New Zealand today (Feb. 10, 2017). Credit: Deb Price More than 400 pilot whales stranded on a … Continue reading Mysterious Stranding of 400 Pilot Whales Puzzles Scientists
NYU Tandon: Ross Anderson A few years ago, zebrafish became the new lab rat because of their genetic similarity to humans. So, when a team of researchers from the NYU … Continue reading 3D zebrafish can replace real animals in the lab