This shrimplike creature makes aluminum armor to survive the deep sea’s crushing pressure | Science

Daiju Azuma/Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA) Amphipods—little, shrimplike shellfishes in many marine communities—start to break down when they strike depths of 4500 meters. There, a mix of crushing pressures, low... Read more »

Genetic Diversity Maps to Help Forests Survive Climate Change

There is issue that climate change is taking place too quick for forests to adjust, so researchers are providing an assisting hand. Image credit – Mehdi Pringarbe/INRA Avignon, certified... Read more »

A koala’s diet would kill most mammals. Their genome reveals how they survive | Science

Rob D/500 px Imagine having the ability to smell or lick a piece of cheese and right away understand its dietary worth. That’s what koalas do when they forage... Read more »

Quaillike creatures were the only birds to survive the dinosaur-killing asteroid impact | Science

This artist’s restoration illustrates the sort of bird most likely to endure the asteroid’s intense consequences. Phillip M. Krzeminski Researchers have actually long questioned simply the number of birds... Read more »