Latest Warm-blooded Stories
While conducting research off the coast of California recently, NOAA Fisheries scientists discovered that the opah, or moonfish, is the first fully warm-blooded fish. Capable of circulating heated blood throughout its body like mammals and birds, it has a distinct advantage as a predator living in the coldest, deepest waters.
Warm guts allow fish to swim twice as fast and twice as long than their cold-gutted cousins.
There has been a long-standing debate over dinosaurs: were they cold-blooded like modern day reptiles or warm-blooded like mammals?
Modern reptiles are cold-blooded, and many researchers maintain dinosaurs were as well. However, new research suggests dinosaurs may have been warm-blooded like birds and mammals.
A new study, published Wednesday in the journal Nature, suggests that dinosaurs were warm-blooded creatures, not cold-blooded reptiles as previously thought.
Durham, NC — Physically fit frogs have faster-changing genomes, says a new study of poison frogs from Central and South America.
No one likes being bitten by whining mosquitoes, but have you ever considered what the experience is like for them as their cold-blooded bodies fill with our warm blood?
Throughout the interior spaces of humans and other warm-blooded creatures is a special type of tissue known as brown fat, which may hold the secret to diets and weight-loss programs of the future.
Scientists have found a way to take the temperature of dinosaurs that have been extinct for millions of years.
A developmental biologist at New York Medical College is proposing a new theory of the origin of birds, which traditionally has been thought to be driven by the evolution of flight.
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