Laura Boness

New rat found without molars

This rat has given up gnawing for sucking on earthworms.

The Primate of the Opera

Singing apes on helium use the same techniques as professional sopranos.

A step towards hydrogen energy with nanostructures

Engineers have demonstrated that hydrogen can be released and reabsorbed from a promising new storage material.

Ichthyosaurs suffered from the bends

These ancient reptiles may have injured themselves during long deep-sea dives.

Eye of the spider…or not

A German scientist has discovered the world’s first eyeless huntsman spider.

Powerful punches come from the brain

The brain structures of karate experts reflect their punching ability.

Snake disease decoded

Three snakes have helped researchers decode a mysterious disease.

Explosions in space

The singing lab mouse

Genetics help mice express themselves in song.

Climbing in the rain

Geckos are perfectly adapted for clinging to dry surfaces in rainforests and urban environments.

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