Study: Fish Mega-shoals Could Be World's Biggest Animal Group
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Mar 26, 2009 18:29 EST
For the first time, MIT engineers and colleagues have observed the initiation of a mass gathering and subsequent migration of hundreds of millions of animals — in this case, fish.
The work, conducted using a novel imaging technique, "provides information essential...
Researcher: Hippos More Closely Related To Whales, Not Pigs
Calgary, Canada - Mar 19, 2009 18:15 EST
Hippos spend lots of time in the water and now it turns out (or researchers argue), they are the closest living relative to whales. It also turns out, the two are swimming in a bit of controversy.
Jessica Theodor, an associate...