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size matters
2014-11-28 03:00:13

The proper regulation of body size is of fundamental importance, but the mechanisms that stop growth are still unclear.

2014-10-30 08:31:53

PicsArt's 50 million monthly active users and Hilary Duff fans will gain access to customizable features to creatively interact with imaging from Hilary's new single and compete in a themed contest.

Wood Frog Color Polymorphism
2014-09-29 03:30:38

Scientists have found amphibians worldwide are breeding earlier due to climate change, but how that affects species is just now being answered.

2014-05-06 23:11:17

Metamorphosis Retreats brings triple bottom line benefits to Concur Fusion with ecotourism solutions for corporate travel. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014

Image 1 - Scientists Learn How Insects 'Remodel' Their Bodies Between Life Stages
2012-03-01 04:47:52

It’s one of life’s special moments: a child finds a fat caterpillar, puts it in a jar with a twig and a few leaves, and awakens one day to find the caterpillar has disappeared and an elegant but apparently lifeless case now hangs from the twig.

2010-10-11 23:05:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- For the very first time in history the "World's Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Band," ABKCO Records and Universal Music Group have joined forces to offer two vinyl box set collections spanning over 40 years of the Rolling Stones' career.

2009-12-03 22:19:47

Discovery offers opportunity to develop new environmentally safe ways to control pests.


Latest Metamorphosis Reference Libraries

Chinese Fire Belly Newt, Cynops orientalis
2013-10-07 13:41:26

The Chinese Fire Belly Newt (Cynops orientalis) is a small black newt measuring about 2.2 to 4 inches. It has bright orange aposematic coloration on the ventral sides. C. orientalis is commonly seen in pet stores where it is frequently confused with the Japanese Fire Belly Newt (C. pyrrhogaster) because of similarities in size and in coloration. It typically exhibits smoother skin and a rounder tail than the C. pyrrhogaster, and has less obvious parotoid glands. They are mildly poisonous...

Northern Crested Newt, Triturus cristatus
2013-10-07 13:36:15

The Northern Crested Newt (Triturus cristatus), known also as the Great Crested Newt or Warty Newt, is a newt belonging to the family Salamandridae found across Europe and parts of Asia. Its range extends from Great Britain and Brittany in the west across much of Europe north of the Alps and the Black Sea. It’s the biggest and least common of the three newts found in the British Isles and is one of only four amphibians protected by the UK Biodiversity Action Plan. The newts have dark...

Anotogaster sieboldii
2013-07-10 15:47:26

Anotogaster sieboldii, known locally as oniyanma in Japanese, is a species of dragonfly that can be found in Japan. It is the largest dragonfly in that range, reaching an average body length of up to 3.9 inches. Adults are able to breed about two months after their final metamorphosis. After breeding, females will travel to slow moving streams, ponds, and other calm waters to lay their eggs, sometimes skimming the surface of the water to lay the eggs in the mud underneath. The eggs will hatch...

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2005-08-25 09:40:19

The Orthoptera are an order of insects with incomplete metamorphosis, including the grasshoppers, crickets, locusts, and katydids. Many insects in this order produce sound (known as stridulation) by rubbing their wings against each other or their legs, the wings or legs containing rows of corrugated bumps. Their ears, located in the front legs, are interconnected in such a way that they are able to locate each other by sound. Characteristics Orthopterans have two pairs of wings - the...

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