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Journal of Experimental Biology

Faux Shark Skin Shows Just How Amazing The Real Stuff Is

The Huffington Post | Clarke Reilly | Posted 05.22.2014 | Science

For years, biologists and engineers have tried to unravel the mysteries of shark skin -- and to develop a synthetic version of the amazing stuff for u...

REVEALED: Third Way Elephants Keep Cool In Hot Weather

| Senah Yeboah-Sampong | Posted 07.15.2013 | Science

Many of us will be panting into fan blades and mopping sweaty brows by midsummer. But what's an elephant baking in the sun to do? Thin hair and massiv...

WATCH: Sea Creature Deploys Icky Defense

| Posted 03.28.2013 | Science

By Matt Soniak Sea hares don't look like they can put up much of a fight, but these bunny-eared slug cousins can really knock you senseless. When di...

WATCH AND LISTEN: Barking Piranhas!

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 12.14.2011 | Green

Scientists have known that piranhas, the sharp-toothed meat-eaters which Theodore Roosevelt called "the most ferocious fish in the world," produced so...

Tropical Fish Are Mammal-Like Parents

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Discus fish are surprisingly attentive parents, scientists have found. The colourful little creatures are known to feed their offspring with a nutrit...

Octopuses React To Predators And Prey On TV

Live Science | Susan Cosier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Researchers from the Sydney Institute of Marine Science found that by playing video on a liquid crystal high definition television for gloomy octopuse...