Biology

Newly-Discovered Tarantula Species Has ‘Horn’ on Its Back

A duo of scientists from South Africa has actually found an amazing brand-new types of arachnid living in main Angola. < img course=”size-full wp-image-57696″src=”https://bizwhiznetwork.com/wp-content/plugins/RSSPoster_PRO/cache/1040a_image_6899_1-Ceratogyrus-attonitifer.jpg”alt =”Ceratogyrus attonitifer. Picture credit scores: Ian Enelbrecht.”size =”580″elevation=” 399 “/ > Ceratogyrus attonitifer. Photo credit scores: Ian Enelbrecht. The newly found varieties comes from the category …

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New Species of Puddle Frog Discovered in Ethiopia

A group of scientists from New York University Abu Dhabi has actually explained a brand-new types of frog from Bibita Mountain, an untouched as well as separated hill in southwestern Ethiopia. Bibita Mountain dwarf pool frogs(Phrynobatrachus bibita), ladies. Picture credit rating: S. Goutte J. Reyes-Velasco, New York University Abu Dhabi. …

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Sea Snakes Drink from Oceanic Freshwater Lenses, New Study Shows

Acquisition of freshwater is troublesome for sea serpents residing in nautical atmospheres that are far-off from resources of freshwater related to land. These consist of varieties surviving coral reefs that are much from land, and also particularly pelagic serpents in the open sea. A distinctively fascinating varieties of sea serpent …

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Mosquitoes Can Hear Sound over Surprisingly Long Distances

Yellow high temperature insects (Aedes aegypti) can utilize their antennae to find audios that go to the very least 32 feet (10 m) away, according to a brand-new research study released in the journal Current Biology . Mosquitoes can listen to approximately 32 feet away. Picture credit history: Egor Kamelev. …

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Study: Honeybees Can Do Basic Arithmetic

A new study published in the journal Science Advances shows that honeybees (Apis mellifera), with a miniature brain, can be taught to recognize colors as symbolic representations for addition and subtraction, and they can use this information to solve arithmetic problems. Howard et al show that honeybees can learn to …

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Scientists Discover Six New Species of Bristlenose Catfish

Six new species of tentacle-nosed catfish have been discovered in the Amazon and Orinoco River basins. A close-up of the tentacles of a male Ancistrus patronus. The male’s tentacles look like the eggs that the male cares for. Image credit: Jonathan W. Armbruster. The new catfish are all members of …

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Scientists Identify Sour Taste Receptor in Fruit Flies

Sour taste allows for the detection of hydrogen ions and organic acids. It is one of the five basic tastes and, along with other chemical and textural features, allows animals from flies to humans to discriminate between foods that are safe and appealing from other options that are dangerous. Now, …

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Wildlife is Abundant in Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, Confirms New Study

A new study published in the journal Food Webs provides additional evidence that wildlife is abundant in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, a large area of contamination around the Chernobyl nuclear plant. Ten mammalian and five bird species were documented scavenging fish carcasses in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone including Eurasian otters …

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