A tiny but scary-looking marine critter that died out with the dinosaurs, caught prey with the aid of two monstrous eyes.
For hundreds of years, scientists thought animals couldn't feel pain, as we understand the word, and instead just reacted mechanically. Maybe they should have consulted a crab before reaching that conclusion.
The crustaceans have developed a form of ritualized combat that lets individuals compete without bludgeoning each other to death.
Sir Elton John has just been honored with a namesake crustacean that, in true rock star fashion, has already gotten into trouble.
The prehistoric animal is so bizarre that, for years, scientists couldn’t figure out which side of it was the front and which was the back.
It's not every day that a class field trip -- in Los Angeles -- turns up a brand new species.
Which came first: heads or brains? One of the oldest brains ever discovered is helping to answer that question and more.
Traits associated with butterflies, lobsters and spiders are all present in a newly found super ancient creature that gave rise to these and other modern species. Continue reading →
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