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The ecological role of fruit aroma

Fruits are a highly valuable source of food. They are packed with tasty and healthy nutrients and are often characterized by alluring colorful displays and an attractive aroma. Yet it is still unclear which evolutionary forces ...

dateApr 13, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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Bizarre snail that swims like a flying insect

Snails usually lumber along on their single fleshy foot; but not sea butterflies (Limacina helicina). These tiny marine molluscs gently flit around their Arctic water homes propelled by fleshy wings that protrude out of the ...

dateFeb 17, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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