Snakes
Brazil milks deadly snakes for their life-saving venom  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Gripping the deadly snake behind its jaws, Fabiola de Souza massages its venom glands to squeeze out drops that will save lives around Brazil where thousands of people are bitten every year. more
Hunters Set to Round Up Giant Burmese Pythons in Florida Challenge  LIVE SCIENCE · 6 days
The state of Florida is preparing to host the Super Bowl in January … and to wipe out as many invasive pythons as possible. more
Study reveals multiple correlations between brain complexity and locomotion pattern in vertebrates  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Researchers at the Institute of Biotechnology, University of Helsinki, have uncovered multi-level relationships between locomotion - the ways animals move - and brain architecture,... more
Multiple correlations between brain complexity and locomotion pattern in vertebrates  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Researchers at the Institute of Biotechnology, University of Helsinki, have uncovered multi-level relationships between locomotion—the ways animals move—and brain architecture, using high-definition 3-D models of lizard and snake... more
Raiders Of The Lost Crops: Scientists Race Against Time To Save Genetic Diversity  NPR · 2 weeks
Elephants, snakes and crocodiles? Researchers around the globe faced risky situations to gather wild relatives of key foods. That genetic pool could... more
Monkeys inform group members about threats -- following principles of cooperation  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Humans are often faced with the choice of investing in the greater good or being selfish and letting others do the work. Animals that live in... more
First action plan in 25 years aims to save Australia's snakes and lizards from extinction  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The status of Australian snakes and lizards has deteriorated significantly over the past two decades, with the number... more
Fish size affects Snake River salmon returns more than route through dams  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
The survival and eventual return of juvenile Snake River salmon and steelhead to spawning streams as adults depends more on their size than the... more
Fish size affects Snake River salmon returns more than route through dams  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The survival and eventual return of juvenile Snake River salmon and steelhead to spawning streams as adults depends more on their size than the... more
Beautifully Preserved Skull of 'Biblical Snake' with Hind Legs Discovered  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
Scientists have unearthed an amazingly preserved skull of an ancient snake with hind limbs, revealing more about the origin of snakes and how they lost their legs. more
New fossils shed light on how snakes got their bite and lost their legs  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
New fossils of an ancient legged snake, called Najash, shed light on the origin of the slithering reptiles. more
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