How Squids Outsmart Their Predators

There are about 500 species of squid, and they live in all the world’s oceans, making them a reliable food source for whales, dolphins, sharks, seabirds, fish – and even other squid. As a result, the squid’s most extraordinary adaptations are those that have evolved to help them thwart these predators. Carly Anne York explains […]

Pig Brain Kept ‘Alive’ After Death

Researchers have kept pig brains ‘alive’ for 36 hours after being removed from dead animals. Now they say they need clear ethical guidelines to cover future uses of their techniques, including potentially working on humans. The researcher at Tale used a system they call BrainEx which involves hooking the disembodied brain up to a closed […]