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.
How to Regrow a Head
Some animals, such as salamanders and newts, can regenerate entire body parts, and mice can regrow toes if left with enough ... If the Wnt pathway dominates then it signals tail growth, but if ERK suppresses its influence then heads can form.
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 ...
Creature Feature: Western Banded Gecko
The Western Banded Gecko can also mimic a scorpion, by turning its tail upwards, and waving it to repel predators. In addition to this deception, Western Banded Geckos use other methods to divert predators. Be forewarned: if you plan on catching a Western ...
Abarth ScorpION: The Electric Car With A Sting In Its Tail
At the rear, the lines from each rear arch flow all the way up the rear screen meeting at the rooftop barb, echoing a scorpion's curved tail. The other unique detail can be found behind ... not to display the ScorpION on its own stand, but reasoned that ...