Polygamous deer mice have faster sperm [Life Lines]

Source: http://scienceblogs.com/lifelines/2016/10/27/polygamous-deer-mice-have-faster-sperm/ Image of a deer mouse from Seney Natural History Association, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=29576617 Deer mice are known for being quite...

Amazing longevity of Greenland sharks [Life Lines]

Source: http://scienceblogs.com/lifelines/2016/10/21/amazing-longevity-of-greenland-sharks/ Photo of a Greenland shark from Wikipedia.       A multi-national team of scientists sought to determine the age of Greenland sharks (Somniosus microcephalus). These animals...

Masking tape saves endangered kiwi chick [Life Lines]

Source: http://scienceblogs.com/lifelines/2016/10/20/masking-tape-saves-endangered-bird-egg/ In true MacGyver fashion, an employee at the Rainbow Springs Nature Park in New Zealand repaired a damaged kiwi bird egg with masking tape thus protecting the chick from...