The Claws Of This Cyborg Scorpion Can Be Controlled Remotely
Michigan-based Backyard Brains has turned their attention to predatory arthropods — this time using an electrical current to remotely induce a scorpion to strike with its claws and tail. These new scorpion experiments are an extension of Backyard Brains ...
Talking 'bout regeneration: How do some animals regrow missing parts?
How are some animals able to regrow body parts following ... "It's hard to find a body part they can't regenerate," Voss says. "Salamanders in general, and axolotls especially so. The limbs, the tail, the spinal cord -- even half of their brain has been ...
Gear Review: TOPS Knives Scorpion’s Tail
With a design similar to the Indonesian-inspired utility tool known as the Karambit, the true inspiration for Scorpion’s Tail came not from the Far East but here in the USA. Because even though everyone can benefit ... black finish. Its small-but-potent ...
For Some Worms, It’s Heads or Tails
Among flatworms, there are those that can fully regenerate a severed head or tail, and those that can regrow only a tail ... “This pathway is required for making tails in the animal,” said an author of one of the studies, Phillip A.
It's not dead! How some worms can regrow whole heads
Lizards can drop and ... tapering tail at one end and eyes at the other. Some species can regrow their heads if their top ends are chopped off, others can regrow whole bodies from mere slices of worm tissue. (Some confused worms will grow two heads ...