How maggots leap without legs

Scientists have discovered the astonishing escape method used by tiny maggots without any legs – despite their lack of limbs, they are able to curl their bodies into an improvised spring and launch themselves into the air. Work by scientists at the University of Lincoln, UK, and colleagues in...

Baby Pterodactyls Could Fly from Birth

It has been newly discovered that pterodactyls, extinct flying reptiles, had a remarkable ability – they could fly from birth. This discovery’s importance is highlighted by the fact that no other living vertebrates, or in the history of life as we know it, is able to replicate this. This...