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Image of the Day
Tadpoles Keep Eating Because They Don’t Feel Full
Catherine Offord | Mar 28, 2018
Baby frogs don’t develop the neural circuitry responsible for feeding inhibition until they begin metamorphosing into adults.
Image of the Day: Whistling Caterpillar
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Mar 1, 2018
Nessus sphinx hawkmoth larvae make alarm calls using mechanics similar to rocket engines.
Image of the Day: Bad House Guest
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Oct 9, 2017
Parasitoid wasps inoculate other insects with their eggs, and their offspring then grow to feed on their "homes," effectively sucking the life out of their dying hosts.
Image of the Day: Smells like Royalty
Staff | May 8, 2017
Indian jumping ants,
can identify future queens based on a pheromone produced by the royal larvae.
Ocean Acidification Harming Shellfish
Bob Grant | Dec 17, 2014
Researchers determine why larval oysters and mussels are sensitive to reduced pH.