strange science

The Thorny Devil Has Built-In Straws

This desert lizard sucks water through microscopic channels in its skin up to its mouth like a built-in…

Baby Anacondas Born At New England Aquarium — Without Any Male Snakes Involved

The arrival of the baby anacondas took aquarium staffers by surprise: They were born in an exhibit that…

Don’t Get Shriked!

The shrike impales it’s prey AND LEAVES IT FOR THE WORLD TO SEE! It’s telling you: FEAR ME,…

Be Inspired: Treehoppers’ Bizarre, Wondrous Helmets Use Wing Genes to Grow

These bugs have growths called helmets, and they can look like just about anything…including poop! But they’re causing…

Robots Made Entirely Of Living Cells

We’re getting closer and closer to accepting our robot overlords! When science fiction inspires science. Scientists have created…

One Step Closer to the ZA!

Humans, as a race, seem hellbent on creating zombies… Better learn how to make those bow and arrows!…

What Does an Alien Look Like?

Need help figuring out what your alien looks like? Take a look at these macro shots of polychaetes,…

The Trumpets Are Sounding!

The Light at the End of the Road

What’s with that crazy light that keeps moving down there? You follow it, but you can never catch…

When the Dead Don’t Decay

We’re not talking embalming. We’re talking a bona fide mystery of dead bodies staying preserved as if they…

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