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Stressed snakes strike first

Whether a wild cottonmouth snake will attempt to strike in an encounter depends on its baseline stress level, according to a team of scientists led by undergraduate researcher Mark Herr.

dateDec 21, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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Astronauts to get help from snake robots

Norwegian researchers are looking into how a snake robot might carry out maintenance work on the International Space Station (ISS), study comets, and explore the possibility of living and working in lava tunnels on the Moon.

dateDec 20, 2016 in Space Exploration
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