Starting around 540 million years ago during the Cambrian explosion many animal phyla, including the freshest of them all—bivalves, came into existence. Within ~100 million…View More Can Bivalves Kick It? Yes they can!
At bookofjoe there is a nice write up about squid flying out of water. The 2004 paper’s authors argue that “gliding” is too passive a term…View More Leaping Squid
An occasional series where we briefly report 3 new studies and tell you why they are cool! Olu et al. in PLoS One examine the…View More Tide Pool: Cool Seeps, Parasitic Nematodes, and Magnetic Sea Animals