Evolution of snake courtship and combat behavior
A small study suggests snakes may have developed courtship and male-to-male combat behavior, such as moving undulations, neck biting, and spur-poking, over time, according to a study published September 24, 2014 in the open-access ...
Robot snake automatically wraps around an object when thrown (w/ Video)
Study shows sea snake can live up to seven months without drinking
Study shows snakes use more force than necessary when climbing trees
Biomimetic nanosponges absorb toxins released by bacterial infections and venom
Engineers at the University of California, San Diego have invented a "nanosponge" capable of safely removing a broad class of dangerous toxins from the bloodstream – including toxins produced by MRSA, E. co ...
Harvard researchers develop new kind of soft robotic gripper
Study of alligator dental regeneration process may lead to tooth regeneration in humans
Snake-alike Titanoboa robot is beyond eek (w/ video)
The power of estrogen -- male snakes attract other males
A new study has shown that boosting the estrogen levels of male garter snakes causes them to secrete the same pheromones that females use to attract suitors, and turned the males into just about the sexiest ...
Robot snake 'Uncle Sam' now climbs trees (w/ Video)
First venomous crustacean discovered living in underwater caves
Lizard fossil provides missing link in debate over snake origins
(PhysOrg.com) -- Until a recent discovery, theories about the origins and evolutionary relationships of snakes barely had a leg to stand on.
Brain has specific radar for snakes
Ever wonder why snakes inspire such fear? A new study on monkeys out Monday says the brain has specific cells that fire off rapid warnings when confronted with slithery danger.
Scientists reveal how snakes 'see' at night
Scientists revealed Sunday for the first time how some snakes can detect the faint body heat exuded by a mouse a metre (three feet) away with enough precision and speed to hunt in the dark.