One of the wonders of evolutionary innovation in animals is the turtle shell, which differs from any other reptilian defense adaptation, giving up teeth or venom in exchange for an impenetrable shield.
Nov 24, 2015 in Ecology
Research on ancient Moroccan snails shows clear evidence for climate-induced early human agricultural production
Snails have been hailed as nutritious delicacies, providing early humans with part of their healthy diet for thousands of years. But more recently, the shells left behind by pre-historic snails are providing scientists with ...
Nov 05, 2015 in Earth Sciences