As the autumn sunlight dwindles, we turn our thoughts to the night. Students explore how nocturnal animals are adpated to life under the cover of darkness. 44 more words
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It looks like the SARS virus originated in Chinese horseshoe bats and was passed on through bat-to-human contact – that’s one for you, Count Dracula!
…or is it? DNA samples from purported Yetis actually match those from an ancient type of polar bear, which dates back around 40,000 years. Some scientists are skeptical, but watch this space…