When temperatures get colder and the days get shorter, many mammals settle into a period of hibernation. But what effect will climate change -- and the associated changes in weather patterns -- have on this annual behavior? … Read More
The platypus is a curious animal. It has a bill like a duck, it produces milk and has fur like a mammal, and it lays eggs like a reptile. Scientists recently sequenced the entire genome of a platypus and discovered that its odd appearance is in fact a testament to its bird, reptile, and mammal ancestors. … Read More
Does everyone who studies biology become a doctor or a researcher? Does a degree in biology always lead to a life in a lab coat? NO!