Image of the Day: Arctic Bug

The insect Clinocera nivalis doesn't freeze in the winter, supercooling down to -31 degrees F. 

By | March 28, 2013

Thanks to reader Todd Sformo, a wildlife biologist, for submitting this image, which was taken at the Advanced Instrumentation Lab at the University of Alaska Fairbanks

Add a Comment

Avatar of: You

You

Processing...
Processing...

Sign In with your LabX Media Group Passport to leave a comment

Not a member? Register Now!

LabX Media Group Passport Logo

Comments

Avatar of: Curculio

Curculio

Posts: 58

March 28, 2013

I like the thin layer of fur everywhere.  It might help to some 'degree' to keep it warmer.

Avatar of: Curculio

Curculio

Posts: 58

March 28, 2013

I like the thin layer of fur everywhere.  It might help to some 'degree' to keep it warmer.

Popular Now

  1. A Newly Identified Species Represents Its Own Eukaryotic Lineage
  2. Man Receives First In Vivo Gene-Editing Therapy
  3. Telomere Length and Childhood Stress Don’t Always Correlate
  4. Optogenetic Therapies Move Closer to Clinical Use
RayBiotech