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Image of the Day
Image of the Day: Dumbo Octopus Hatchling
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Feb 21, 2018
The baby cephalopod looks and behaves like an adult from the moment it emerges from the egg.
Image of the Day: Brand New Pyjamas
Staff | Aug 23, 2017
As it matures, this chromatophore-clad pyjama squid (
hatchling will learn to use the color-changing cells that adorn its body to alter its appearance.
Birds Warn Unborn Chicks About Warmer Weather
Alison F. Takemura | Aug 22, 2016
Zebra finches sing a special song that appears to help their offspring better adapt to a hotter climate, according to a study.
The Spying Egg
Jef Akst | Aug 15, 2012
Scientists place a silicon-filled computerized egg in a swan nest to learn about the birds’ hatching process.