Spiders eat million tons of prey every year. With more than 45000 species and a population density of up to 1000 individuals per square meter spiders are one of the worlds most species-rich and widespread groups of predators. via rddit science
STERILITY CULPRITS Wolbachia bacteria (red) effectively sterilize a male mosquito by infecting the insect’s testes (blue), shown at 100 times magnification. Now, researchers have identified genes that may be responsible for the sterility.
A team of scientists from MIPT, Research Center Jülich (Germany), and Institut de Biologie Structurale (France) has developed a new approach to membrane protein crystallization. For the first time, the scientists have showed .
Trillions of invasive mussels have taken over the Great Lakes, damaging ecosystems and infrastructure. Sign this petition to support research on mussel eradication strategies and save native fish and bird species.