The treehopper, Hemikyptha marginata, is native to Brazil. Its sharp pronotum makes it hard for predators to eat it.
By The Scientist Staff | April 28, 2014
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By Sandhya Sekar
Fossils of an extinct, armored fish challenge current understanding of when copulation and internal fertilization evolved in jawed vertebrates.
By Jef Akst
The Scientist senior editor, Jef Akst, is communicating via cell phone with her parents, who were on the bus briefly occupied by an ill woman who was later escorted by hazmat teams to the hospital.
Scientists reveal the neural underpinnings—and muscles tightly linked with—the involuntary flexing of the pelvic floor, which comprises muscles that help us delay urination.
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