A scanning electron microscope image of spider silk glands making a thread originally from Dennis Kunkel Microscopy.

A scanning electron microscope image of spider silk glands making a thread originally from Dennis Kunkel Microscopy.

The yeti crab is so  unusual that a whole new family of animal had to be created to classify  it. Kiwa hirsuta was found on the floor of the  7,540-foot-deep (2,300-meter-deep) Pacific Ocean some 900 miles (1,500  kilometers) south of Easter Island. In many ways the newly discovered  species remains a mystery. Its hairy pincer arms host colonies of bacteria,  which it may cultivate for food, for protection from toxic fluids issuing  from nearby volcanic vents, or as “sensors” that help the…

The yeti crab is so unusual that a whole new family of animal had to be created to classify it. Kiwa hirsuta was found on the floor of the 7,540-foot-deep (2,300-meter-deep) Pacific Ocean some 900 miles (1,500 kilometers) south of Easter Island. In many ways the newly discovered species remains a mystery. Its hairy pincer arms host colonies of bacteria, which it may cultivate for food, for protection from toxic fluids issuing from nearby volcanic vents, or as “sensors” that help the…

Meet Mr Green Genes - the World's First Glow-in-the-Dark Cat -  His eyes glow ghoulishly in the right light, just like any other cat's - but so do his nostrils, gums and tongue.

Meet Mr Green Genes - the world's first glow-in-the-dark cat

Meet Mr Green Genes - the World's First Glow-in-the-Dark Cat - His eyes glow ghoulishly in the right light, just like any other cat's - but so do his nostrils, gums and tongue.

The career of Professor Stephen Hawking .  This is absolutely amazing....A must read!

The career of Professor Stephen Hawking . This is absolutely amazing....A must read!

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