In a study published last week in PLOS One, Florida researchers have uncovered a new hybrid species of termite formed as Formosan subterranean termites (Coptotermes formosanus) and Asian subterranean termites (C. gestroi) do the deed.
The interesting thing about these frogs was their unusual incubation procedure; these two species were the only known frogs that incubated offspring in the stomach of the mother.
A detailed study of the carnivorous Bladderwort plant has revealed a most curious genetic history in which genes are added and deleted over and over again. This has left it with a small yet densely packed genome with more genes than plants with six times the amount of DNA. Despite how they sound, these bladderworts
The title is a terrible joke. If you are suffering from Clostridium difficile- an infection terrible enough that the preferable alternative is a transplant of someone else’s poo, there may be a downside to getting that transplant besides just having to try very hard not to think about it for the rest of your life.