Elijah Burt

248 articles

Why cats love certain plants

The enthusiastic reactions of cats to catnip and the Asian silver wine could be linked to a chemical defense against mosquitoes. (Image: Masao...

Enigmatic snap device modeled

Dragonfly larvae have a trap with a dual catapult system that researchers have technically reproduced. (Right picture: Alexander Köhnsen, CAU Kiel, left picture:...

First lion embryos from frozen egg cells

Egg cells from an African lioness. (Image: Jennifer Zahmel / Leibniz-IZW) In order to save endangered animal species from extinction, researchers are trying to...

Lungfish genome: insights into shore leave

The Australian lungfish are the closest living relative of humans in fish. (Image: Pixabay) A living fossil has revealed its genome: the genome of...

How Germany is developing like an animal

“Feathered punk” is also celebrating a comeback: the bald ibis. (Image: Fireglo2 / iStock) Something is happening in the German animal world: Thanks to...

Antarctica: coloration with a melting effect

When the snow on the coast of the Antarctic Peninsula turns green, it melts faster. (Image: Gonzalo Barrera) More and more shades of green...

Featured picture: School of eels on the Tiefseeberg

(Image: Deep Sea Fish Ecology Lab / Astrid Leitner and Jeff Drazen, University of Hawaii Manoa, DeepCCZ expedition)While huge schools of fish are not...

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