In contrast to related species in which dwarf males dwell within larger females, males of a newly discovered species of deep-sea bone-eating worm, Osedax priapus, can extend their trunks to mate with nearby females (scale bar 0.5 mm). Image of the Day - Deep Sea Oddity on The Scientist
Devil frog' sported anti-dinosaur body armor, scientists say: A recently discovered species of Cretaceous Period frog, Beelzebufo ampinga or Devil Frog, is now thought to have had an armored body filled with spikes to protect itself from other larger predators.
Spider Man Science: A team of physics students in the U.K. have worked out that spider silk could be strong and tough enough to stop a moving train. - See more at: http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/34539/title/Spider-Man-Science/#sthash.HYiQ3lBa.dpuf on The Scientist