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Human Sperm Has A Surprising Tail Shape We've Never Noticed Before loading...
Human Sperm Has A Surprising Tail Shape We've Never Noticed Before
Using 3-D imaging, researchers have discovered a helix structure. The find could help develop drugs for male infertility, or contraception.
Teen Nabbed For Smuggling A Tiger Cub Just Got Six Months In Prison loading...
Teen Nabbed For Smuggling A Tiger Cub Just Got Six Months In Prison
The incident highlights the growing trade in illegal wildlife.
Vampire Bats Survive by Only Eating Blood. Now We Know How loading...
Vampire Bats Survive by Only Eating Blood. Now We Know How
Living off blood isn't easy, but the tropical mammals evolved clever adaptations to make it work, a new study says.
For This Monkey, A Bigger Nose Means A Better Sex Life loading...
For This Monkey, A Bigger Nose Means A Better Sex Life
A new study nearly two decades in the making sheds light on how the endangered—and distinctive—primate evolved.
Sheep-Human Hybrids Made in Lab loading...
Sheep-Human Hybrids Made in Lab
The breakthrough moves researchers a small step closer to growing human organs for medical transplant.
First POV Video From A Minke Whale’s Back loading...
First POV Video From A Minke Whale’s Back
Scientists finally got a camera on one of the small, elusive whales and can now see what their lives are like.
Why Do Seabirds Eat Plastic? It Smells Like Fish to Them loading...
Why Do Seabirds Eat Plastic? It Smells Like Fish to Them
A sweeping look at 10 species of seabirds gives insight into why their numbers have plummeted over the past 60 years.
Dramatic Whale Hunts Depicted In Ancient Rock Art loading...
Dramatic Whale Hunts Depicted In Ancient Rock Art
The paintings match historical artefacts that suggest hunters set out on small boats with makeshift harpoons.
How Colour Changing Animals Are Rebelling Against Climate Change loading...
How Colour Changing Animals Are Rebelling Against Climate Change
A new study finds hot spots where animals that turn white for the winter could thrive in a less snowy world.
Elusive Blue Whale Behaviour Revealed By Their Songs loading...
Elusive Blue Whale Behaviour Revealed By Their Songs
By analysing thousands of calls from more than 100 whales over 14 years, scientists are learning how these secretive beasts spend their time.
Nearly 150,000 Bornean Orangutans Lost Since 1999, Cutting Population By Half loading...
Nearly 150,000 Bornean Orangutans Lost Since 1999, Cutting Population By Half
More than 40,000 more could be lost in the next 35 years.
Fossil Footprints Are Oldest Traces Of Lizards Running On Two Legs loading...
Fossil Footprints Are Oldest Traces Of Lizards Running On Two Legs
The lizard's sprint may have helped it avoid predators, such as winged reptiles called pterosaurs.

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