An international team reasoned there had to be a purpose for sleep. In one of the largest datasets ever collected, they believe they found two functions.
Complex structures of thousands of species have been formed for the exclusive good of other species, annihilating Darwin’s theory on his own terms.
From sea turtles to the family dog, animals travel unerringly over long distances using geophysical cues. And it all evolved, independently, by chance! Believe that?
The ingenious inventions found in insects summon us to ask: How did these small organisms get them?
The planthopper bug has gears in its legs that permit it to jump what in human terms would be like vaulting the length of two football fields at one go.