Wednesday, April 25, 2018

What made giant dragon flies in Carboniferous?

Giant dragon flies, as they are commonly called, appears in evolutionary history during Carboniferous period, which lasted from about 359 to 299 million years...

Mantis Shrimp



Bat-roost? To curb malaria!

110 years ago, one man set out to rid Texas of Malaria - with the help of what was then a very unlikely source......

What makes poison dart frog resistant to their own poison?

Poison dart frogs store Batrachotoxin, a steroidal alkaloid toxin in their skin glands. A single amino acid substitution is responsible for the resistance to their on poison in these frogs.