Author: Greg Laden

The Alligators of Texas
Life Science

The Alligators of Texas

The American alligator is found only in the US, and is widespread in Texas. It is found at several inland localities, and along the coast. And, it turns out that the preferred locations for many of the important activities in the day to day live of the American alligator overlap […]

Life Science

How do insects walk on water?

A new study illuminates this shadowy question. First, the video: [embedded content] And now, a press note from the American Chemical Society: Water striders’ ability to walk and jump on the surfaces of ponds and lakes has long amazed curious observers — and inspired robot designers who want to mimic […]