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  • Secret behind sperm's 'bendy' tail revealed

    Secret behind sperm's 'bendy' tail revealed

    A sperm tail utilises interconnected elastic springs to transmit mechanical information to distant parts of the tail, helping it to bend and ultimately swim in a hostile environment towards an egg, a new study has found. Previous studies showed that......

    June 1, 2017
  • Dinosaur tail found perfectly preserved in amber

    Dinosaur tail found perfectly preserved in amber

    Researchers have discovered the tail of a 99-million-year-old dinosaur complete with its feathers and perfectly preserved in a piece of amber from Myanmar.The finding helps to fill in details of the dinosaurs' feather structure and evolution, which can not be......

    December 9, 2016