Biology Magazine

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  • News as Entertainment

    This is an obvious observation but it struck me one day while watching the evening national news on multiple channels that the only thing that can... Read more

    The 21 November 2012 by   Ccc1685
  • Thank Yous!

    The Primate and Predator Project would like to send a big thank you out to everyone who has contributed so far towards the SciFund Challenge brown hyaena... Read more

    The 20 November 2012 by   Iratemonkey
  • Scientists Steal Sheldon’s Idea to Make Glow In the Dark Fish

    Scientists Steal Sheldon’s Idea Make Glow Dark Fish

    Remember that episode of The Big Bang Theory when Sheldon goes all crazy after losing his job and makes some crazy stuff at home? One of his super secret ideas... Read more

    The 18 November 2012 by   Nrjperera
  • Titles in Evolution Overload

    Titles Evolution Overload

    There are simply too many interesting papers published in evolutionary biology to keep up with. Not even just reading the abstracts is feasible. Read more

    The 17 November 2012 by   Bjornostman
  • Knowing What I Know Now...

    Knowing What Know Now...

    I'm an evolutionary and computational biologist doing my second postdoc at Michigan State University. I have learned all sorts of thing in this short career, an... Read more

    The 14 November 2012 by   Bjornostman
  • Could Pterosaurs Really Fly?

    Could Pterosaurs Really Fly?

    image credit Just what evidence is there that these ancient animals really could take to the skies? Pterosaurs are a group of flying reptiles that are close... Read more

    The 13 November 2012 by   Gerard
  • Loom

    tells the story of a successful catch. A moth being caught in a spiders web. Struggling for an escape, the moths panic movements only result in less chance of... Read more

    The 12 November 2012 by   Gerard
  • The Banana Slug - Nature's Giant Recycler

    Banana Slug Nature's Giant Recycler

    image credit Perhaps it is the mucus, perhaps the snake-like appearance or the habit of many species of slug to regard your garden and the carefully cultivated... Read more

    The 11 November 2012 by   Gerard
  • Crocodile Faces Are More Sensitive Than Human Fingertips

    Crocodile Faces More Sensitive Than Human Fingertips

    image credit Of all the adjectives you could use to describe a crocodile's face, 'sensitive' might not be an obvious one. But their huge jaws, pointed teeth... Read more

    The 09 November 2012 by   Gerard
  • Behold Mighty Sauron, the Dinosaur

    Behold Mighty Sauron, Dinosaur

    We all know the mighty Sauron, that big eye in the Lord of the Rings series that everyone in Middle Earth were scared to even talk about. Now we have another... Read more

    The 07 November 2012 by   Nrjperera