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pacman frog mighty tongue
2014-06-13 06:54:19

The tongues of horned frogs are capable of lifting up to three times their own bodyweight, thanks to a biological mechanism comparable to adhesive tape, according to a new study published Thursday in the journal Scientific Reports.

2014-05-06 12:27:29

Working to gain a better understanding of the eye's tear film distribution, scientists also seek better treatments or a cure for disease that afflicts millions WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014

Scientists Grow Cartilage To Reconstruct Nose
2014-04-11 13:17:11

Scientists at the University of Basel report first ever successful nose reconstruction surgery using cartilage grown in the laboratory.

2013-11-14 23:27:29

Tips on How to Relieve Stress by Drinking More Water and Taking Care of Eyes from Water and Eye Researcher Sharon Kleyne, Founder of Bio Logic Aqua Research Grants

reindeer eyes change color seasonally
2013-10-30 12:32:54

New research has found that Arctic reindeer change the color of their eyes to adapt to seasonal variations in daylight.

Tiny Frog Hears With Mouth
2013-09-03 08:37:46

Scientists have discovered that the tiny Gardiner’s frog from the Seychelles Islands is capable of hearing through tiny bones in its mouth.

2013-08-20 23:23:48

Sharon Kleyne reports on high risk places for Dry Eye and Eye Dehydration. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 Complaints related to dry eye, a condition

For Your Eyes Only: Understanding How Sight Evolved
2013-07-29 12:19:33

The ability to look out for predators or see a distant source of water has allowed humans to get where we are today, but how did our sense of vision evolve throughout time?

Rat's Move Their Eyes In Opposite Directions When Running For Unique View
2013-05-28 14:17:27

Max Planck Institute (MPG) scientists have found that rats move their eyes in opposite directions in both the horizontal and the vertical plane when running. This gives the rats a unique perspective on the world around them.

Insects Found To Have Similar Hearing System To That Of Dolphins
2012-12-14 11:00:01

Scientists have discovered a hearing system component previously thought to be unique to toothed whales – such as dolphins – in insects.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.