Animals in the News

Mantis shrimps can see cancer

by Rebecca on September 27, 2014

in Animals in the News

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Inspired by the eyes of mantis shrimps, Australian researchers have created sensors that can detect cancer and visualise brain activity.

Read more at: http://www.sciencealert.com.au/news/20142609-26244.html

 

Lizard adapts to warmer climate

by Rebecca on September 21, 2014

in Animals in the News

From: Washington Post

A study of brown anolis lizards suggests some tropical reptiles may be able to adapt quickly to climate change rather than go extinct as widely predicted. (Christian Cox)


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