Archive: 09/20/2007

Bats may use magnetic polarity for navigation

Researchers have found that bats have a special ability to detect the polarity of a magnetic field, meaning that the creatures can tell the difference between north and south. The only other animal known to ...

Sep 20, 2007 4.4 / 5 (39) 0 feature

The best both of worlds -- how to have sex and survive

Researchers have discovered that even the gruesome and brutal lifestyle of the Evarcha culicivora, a blood gorging jumping spider indigenous to East Africa, can’t help but be tempted by that ‘big is beautiful’ mantra ...

Sep 20, 2007 3.9 / 5 (14) 0