Latest Chiton Stories
There are still a lot of unanswered questions about mollusks, e.g. snails, slugs and mussels. The research group of Andreas Wanninger, Head of the Department of Integrative Zoology of the University of Vienna, took a detailed look at the development of cryptic worms
The study of chromosome changes arisen during species evolution is a current and intriguing topic that evolutionary biology proposes.
Using computer animation, CT scanning, and 3-D printing technology, researchers have reconstructed an ancient mollusk that inhabited the waters around modern day Ohio about 390 million years ago.
Using eyes made of a calcium carbonate crystal, a simple mollusk may have evolved enough vision to spot potential predators, scientists say.
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.