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December 11, 2017


African Clawed-Foot Frogs (Xenopus laevis), like the two pictured above, were one of twenty species analyzed in this study.

Frog Knees

A recent study indicates that frogs were among the first animals to evolve kneecaps.

May 2, 2014


The world record for longest long jump is almost 9 meters!

The Physics Of The Hitch Kick

Ever wondered why long jumpers move the way they do? Science has the answer!

September 27, 2003


Small Talk

Although ants usually communicate through smell, they also use sound to send distress calls and warnings about danger. Since they don’t have ears, scientists believe that they sense sound vibrations in their knees.

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