Frogs Found Giving Birth to Tadpoles

Frogs Found Giving Birth to Tadpoles

Scientists recently found that a small, little-known Indonesian frog gives birth to tadpoles rather than laying eggs. The recently described Limnonectes larvaepartus is the only frog species known to give birth to live young, a reproductive method typically relegated to mammals, reports Live Science. The tiny Limnonectes larvaepartus—which weighs about as much as a nickel—is […]

Proteins Defy Known Role

Proteins Defy Known Role

The recent discovery that proteins can “edit” other proteins defies textbook beliefs about the known role of proteins. The study, published in the journal Science, suggests that certain proteins are capable of filling a role previously thought to be limited to messenger RNA (mRNA) and has molecular biologists blown away. Proteins are made up of […]

Italy Coastguard Rescues Drifting Migrant Ship

Italy Coastguard Rescues Drifting Migrant Ship

On Friday, the Ezadeen, a merchant ship carrying 450 migrants, was rescued by Italy’s coastguard after the ship was found drifting crewless just off the mainland, reports the BBC. The coastguard was alerted to the ship’s predicament when one of the Ezadeen’s passengers sent out a distress call on the ship’s radio, reporting that the […]

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