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Mythology tells of a fire-breathing Chimera that once stalked Lycia, a region in what is now the southern coast of Turkey. A recently discovered species of scorpion from Lycia falls short of the Chimera in the terror department. Continue reading →
A fossil nicknamed 'Forever Love' shows a copulating couple frozen in time since the Middle Jurassic. Continue reading →
Scientists blast holes thinner than a human hair in the heads of live fruit flies, allowing researchers to see how the flies' brains work.
Spiders from deep time have surfaced in images of unprecedented detail this week at a geological meeting in Denver.
A dung beetle in Africa has traded flight for galloping, picking up dried feces along the way. Continue reading →
Take care when bending down to sniff flowers -- some could actually be an animal or insect.
Gases released by engine combustion mask the floral odors that signify nectar-bearing flowers.
Termites have evolved an ingenious and -- thus far -- near foolproof way of foiling humans, a new study has found.
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