Convocante: Universitat de València. Tipo: Concurso – Tipo Acceso: Acceso libre. Grupo: GRUPO A – Personal: Laboral. Leer más.
A critically endangered frog in Chile is at the center of a wood and pulp product company’s effort to become more environmentally friendly. The company, Arauco, postponed a harvest of pine trees in Biobío, Chile after a Chilean biologist from New Zealand’s Massey University discovered Bullock frogs (Telmatobufo bullocki) on company land. Leer más.
Crocodiles and alligators are notorious for their thick skin and well-armored bodies. So it comes as something of a surprise to learn that their sense of touch is one of the most acute in the animal kingdom. Leer más.
Crocodile and alligator jaws are covered with an array of tiny sensors that make them more sensitive than a human fingertip, according to a paper published Thursday in the Journal of Experimental Biology. The surprising discovery explains the purpose of the sensors, which was previously unknown. Leer más.