Not freezing temperatures or nor'easters or Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Jose or Maria can stop "Andy," a tiger shark tagged in Bermuda by scientists from Nova Southeastern University's (NSU) Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) in 2014. Travelling approximately 37,565 miles off the eastern coast of the United States and around Bermuda, the Bahamas and Turks and...
Monthly Archives: January 2018
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Scientists discovered a dinosaur fossil with feathers so well-preserved that they were able to see the feathers' microscopic color-bearing structures. By comparing the shapes of those feather structures with the structures in modern bird feathers, they're able to infer that the new dino, Caihong juji ('rainbow with the big crest') had...Read more
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Biologists are studying the mechanics of snake movement to understand exactly how they can propel themselves forward like a train through a tunnel....Read more
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Experts are warning dog and cat owners to be aware of the risks associated with feeding their pets raw meat-based diets, instead of the more conventional dry or canned pet foods....Read more
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Biologists look to the past for early genetic development of tiny spider and insect eyes to find potential for research into human visual challenges....Read more
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Brain cells that reflect self position relative to others have been identified in the rat hippocampus. Sometimes these representations are processed jointly by the same cells, depending on a rat's goals and actions. This discovery deepens our understanding of the hippocampus and its role as the brain's positioning system....Read more