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Posts tagged mollusks

November 22, 2013

 

A bee clings to a twig with it's mouth, and appears to be resting.

Do Bugs Sleep?

Sorry BUGS, your brain isn't equipped for REM sleep, or any sleep for that matter.

May 19, 2011

 

tall dinosaur against a cloud background

Was There An Extinction Refuge For Animals?

How did some animals manage to survive the extinction?

May 13, 2009

 

Colorful reef squid

When Over-eating Can Kill

It would only take a single oversized meal to kill or cause brain injury to a squid.

November 23, 2004

 

Walking on Penguin Eggshells

For penguins, laying eggs can be one dangerous job. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Do Bugs Sleep?

Almost all mammals, in fact, have REM sleep; birds do too, although only in the early parts of their lives. It seems that sleep and REM are required by a particularly complex kind of brain.

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