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Image of the Day: Minions of the Cicada
Staff | Jan 9, 2018
Scientists study the unusual genome evolution of the bacteria that live within a genus of cicadas.
Image of the Day: See You Later!
Staff | Jan 8, 2018
Developmental biologists take a close look at how alligator embryos grow.
Hibernating Rodents Feel Less Cold
Abby Olena | Dec 19, 2017
Syrian hamsters and thirteen-lined ground squirrels are tolerant of chilly temperatures, thanks to amino acid changes in a cold-responsive ion channel.
Image of the Day: Moth Resurrection
Staff | Dec 18, 2017
Entomologists have rediscovered a species of moth that was considered lost for 130 years.
Image of the Day: Horseshoe Bat
Staff | Dec 4, 2017
Factors such as humidity and temperature can affect how
Insects’ Neural Learning and Memory Center Discovered in Crustaceans
Catherine Offord | Dec 1, 2017
Aggressive little marine predators, mantis shrimps possess a mushroom body that appears identical to the one found in insects.
Hundreds of Pterosaur Eggs Discovered in China
Kerry Grens | Nov 30, 2017
The fossil booty includes some eggs with embryo remains inside, and points to group nests involving long-term parental care.
Transgenerational Trauma Passed Down from WWII Evacuees
Jef Akst | Nov 29, 2017
The daughters of Finnish women separated from their parents as children during World War II have higher rates of psychiatric hospitalization than those born to women who had not been evacuated.
Image of the Day: Ice Age Horse
Staff | Nov 29, 2017
Scientists have identified a new genus of extinct horse that lived in North America during the last ice age.
A Newly Identified Species Represents Its Own Eukaryotic Lineage
Katarina Zimmer | Nov 20, 2017
The 10-micrometer-long flagellate cell might have a big story to tell about the evolution of eukaryotes.