Discerning males remain faithful

Discerning males remain faithful ... if you are a spider. Sex for male orb web spiders (Argiope bruennichi) is a two shot affair since the act of mating destroys their genitalia. If they survive being eaten during their first ...

Connecting cilia: Cellular antennae help cells stick together

Primary cilia are hair-like structures which protrude from almost all mammalian cells. They are thought to be sensory and involved in sampling the cell's environment. New research, published in BioMed Central's open access ...

Hollywood, Silicon Valley need unity, leader says

(AP) -- Chris Dodd, the head of the Motion Picture Association of America, said Tuesday that Hollywood and Silicon Valley must work together to protect intellectual property.

Did bone ease acid for early land crawlers?

Here's an anatomical packing list for making that historic trip from water to land circa 370 million years ago: Lungs? Check. Legs? Check. Patches of highly vascular bone in the skin? In a new paper, scientists propose why ...

Stealth game steals info from Android sensors

(Phys.org) -- No joke. A proof-of-concept application for phones running Android pretends to be a fun challenge asking the user to identify identical icons from a bunch of images. All the while the app monitors sensors to ...

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