Beauty, we’re told, is in the eye of the beholder. Nevertheless, it’s wearisome to be told that the beauty you perceive doesn’t exist simply because… 1,016 more words
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This “toasted marshmallow on a stick” is the egg case of a Chinese Praying Mantis (Tenodera sinensis), containing hundreds of developing youngsters. The eggs overwinter in this protective case until the spring’s warm weather triggers the eggs to hatch into tiny nymphs (mini-mantids). 153 more words
The recent news of a lab strain of Anopheles stephensi mosquitoes being unable to be infected by the malaria parasite has hit the headlines. But unfortunately, amazing as the science behind this is, I really wouldn’t put your hopes up on malaria free Anopheline mosquitoes becoming the norm at time soon (or ever really). 288 more words
How Do Dragonflies See The World? – Animal Super Senses
The Dragonflies vision is so quick but will it detect the high speed pea? Taken from Animal Super Senses.
By: BBC Earth.