There are single-celled organisms that can grow up to four inches in diameter at the bottom of the world’s oceans.
According to a principle in evolutionary biology know as “Foster’s Rule” or the “Island Rule”, members of a species get smaller or bigger depending on the resources available in the environment, leading to miniature island versions of elephants, mammoths, hippos, deer, and others.
Freckles, a goat in Utah, was implanted with spider genes as an embryo to produce spider silk proteins in her milk which is used to make “biosteel,” a material stronger than kevlar.
Sonic Hedgehog is a protein critical to mammalian development. Its inhibitor? Robotnikinin.
A British toddler was born with an extra strand of DNA.
The bacteria found in yogurt is the same one found in a vagina.
In 1337 Islamic scholar Ibn Khaldun theorized that humans developed from monkeys.
We are in the midst of the sixth great extinction according to many biologists.
19th century biologist Sir John Lubbock experimented on ants by getting them drunk. He discovered that sober ants would carry their drunken ant comrades back to their nest, if they were from the same colony – but they would throw drunk strangers into the ditch.