News tagged with hermit crab

Which came first, hermits or kings?

Heather Bracken-Grissom, marine sciences professor in the FIU Department of Biological Sciences, has helped answer one of the most debated questions among evolutionary biologists: Did the hermit crab evolve ...

dateAug 27, 2013 in Evolution
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Just right: A spider's tale

In the Story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears, the little girl tries out the bears' large, medium, and small chairs to find the one that fits her best. When she does, she exclaims, "This chair is just right!"

dateMar 25, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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Middle managers and hermit crabs

Ideas from mid-level managers that can benefit an organization are less likely to be passed up to superiors as hierarchy in the organization increases, according to a just published paper by an assistant ...

dateNov 17, 2014 in Economics & Business
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'Shell-shocked' crabs can feel pain

The latest study by Professor Bob Elwood and Barry Magee from Queen's School of Biological Sciences looked at the reactions of common shore crabs to small electrical shocks, and their behaviour after experiencing ...

dateJan 16, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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Biologist discovers new crab species

Areopaguristes tudgei. That's the name of a new species of hermit crab recently discovered on the barrier reef off the coast of Belize by Christopher Tudge, a biology professor at American University in Was ...

dateNov 26, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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