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Ampulex compressa injects drugs in the brain of a roach. Photo by Ram Gal
A Blog by Carl Zimmer
Posted Mon, 01/7/2013
Not Exactly Rocket Science
Oops! Giant Raptor’s Wishbone is Actually a Bit of Turtle S…
Last November, palaeontologists announced the discovery of Dakotaraptor, a super-sized relative of Velociraptor that stalked the Hell Creek F…
by Ed Yong
The Biggest Giraffe of All Time
This fossil giraffe was said to be as big as an elephant, but a new study says otherwise.
by Brian Switek
WATCH: Amazing Video Reveals Why Roaches Are So Hard to Squis…
There's no stopping them: Cockroaches can scamper through tight spaces with the greatest of ease.
by Erika Engelhaupt