Do Electric Fish Dream in Zaps?
Do Electric Fish Dream in Zaps?
Studying electrical communication in the wild requires braving the Amazon jungle with sensitive equipment.
Do Electric Fish Dream in Zaps?
Do Electric Fish Dream in Zaps?

Studying electrical communication in the wild requires braving the Amazon jungle with sensitive equipment.

Studying electrical communication in the wild requires braving the Amazon jungle with sensitive equipment.

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University of Puerto Rico Closed After Hurricane Maria
University of Puerto Rico Closed After Hurricane Maria
Ashley P. Taylor | Sep 25, 2017
The pause on campus operations, which could last a month, is just one example of the hurricane’s devastation.
Stressed Shore Crabs
Stressed Shore Crabs
Karen Zusi | Nov 12, 2015
Electrical shocks cause a physiological stress response in invertebrates previously thought incapable of feeling pain.
Do Crustaceans Feel Pain?
Do Crustaceans Feel Pain?
Kate Yandell | Aug 9, 2013
An animal behavior professor argues that crabs and lobsters respond to electrical shocks in a way that suggests discomfort.
Electric Lights Alter Daily Rhythms
Electric Lights Alter Daily Rhythms
Kate Yandell | Aug 6, 2013
Humans’ circadian clocks become skewed when they are exposed to electric lights but revert to a schedule more in tune with the sun when they go camping.
Electrical Bacteria
Electrical Bacteria
Jef Akst | Oct 25, 2012
Individuals of a newly discovered microbe species line up end-to-end to form electron transport cables many times their length.
Animal Electricity, circa 1781
Jessica P. Johnson | Sep 28, 2011
How an Italian scientist doing Frankenstein-like experiments on dead frogs discovered that the body is powered by electrical impulses.