Extraterrestrial evidence: 10 incredible findings about aliens from 2020

Here on the little space rock we call Earth, humans often wonder whether or not we are alone in this universe. Though that question was not answered in 2020, many discoveries seemed to increase the prospect of extraterrestrial entities existing. Findings on the closest planet to us, in the outer solar system and the far […]

The incredible, variable bacteria living in your mouth

IMAGE: Micrograph showing Rothia cells (light blue) in their native habitat, a bacterial biofilm scraped from the human tongue. view more  Credit: Photo credit: Jessica Mark Welch, Marine Biological Laboratory. Bacteria often show very strong biogeography – some bacteria are abundant in specific locations while absent from others – leading to major questions when applying microbiology […]

Incredible vision in ancient marine creatures drove an evolutionary arms race

An artist’s reconstruction of ‘Anomalocaris’ briggsi swimming within the twilight zone. Credit: Katrina Kenny Ancient deep sea creatures called radiodonts had incredible vision that likely drove an evolutionary arms race according to new research published today. The international study, led by Professor John Paterson from the University of New England’s Palaeoscience Research Center, in collaboration […]