Monthly Archive: March 2020

Peacock spiders show more of their colors

By Jonathan Amos, BBC Science correspondent – Image copyright Joseph Schubert Image caption Maratus azureus: It’s common for the male spiders to wave their third pair of legs in a courtship dance – OK, a lot of people don’t like arachnids. But c’mon, …

The fashionable history of social distancing

Crinolines, by design, made physical contact nearly impossible. Hulton Archive/Stringer via Getty Images. – By Einav Rabinovitch-Fox, Visiting Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University – As the world grapples with the coronavirus outbreak, “social distancing” has become a buzzword of these strange times. …

New Feathered Carnivorous Dinosaur Found in New Mexico

Dineobellator was a formidable predator and boasts the battle scars to prove it. Reconstruction of Dineobellator notohesperus and other dinosaurs from the Ojo Alamo Formation at the end of the Cretaceous Period in New Mexico by Sergey Krasovskiy. This reconstruction shows three Dineobellator …