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Study Says Some Forms Of Filial Cannibalism In Animals Could Be Sign Of Parental Care

A new study found that offspring abandonment and filial cannibalism are both major factors in adaptation for survival among animals. A mathematical model was used to prove the theory.

Animals April 23, 2019

Hunters Are Forcing Female Bears To Spend More Time With Their Cubs

Hunters have caused Scandinavian brown bears to change their behaviors when it comes to raising their cubs. Cubs are now spending longer times with their mothers, and man has had an impact on the evolution of the bears.

Animals March 27, 2018

How Did Fish Evolve To Walk On Land? They Used Their Eyes First, Says Study

A better vision, not the development of limbs, was in fact what brought our ancient aquatic ancestors on land. Fossils showed a series of optical adaptations prompted the momentous transition, catalyzing evolutionary changes that made us who we are.

Ancient March 9, 2017

LOOK: Newly Observed Beetle Species Pretends To Be Ant Butt To Hitch A Ride

One beetle species has been observed to pose as ant abdomen to hitch a free ride. Get to know the Nymphister kronaueri and its interesting adaptation strategy.

Animals February 12, 2017

It’s Official: Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson To Play Lead In 'Doc Savage' Adaptation

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson is a busy man but he’s locked down working with Shane Black on adapting 'Doc Savage' for the big screen, bringing to life the ‘World’s First Superhero’ with him in the lead.

Movies/TV Shows May 31, 2016

'Mirror's Edge' Video Game To Get Television Adaptation

Faith Connors is on her way to the small screen. Deadline reports that an adaptation of the 'Mirror's Edge' franchise of video games is in the works for a TV series.

Video Games May 26, 2016

‘It’ Adaptation Gets Official Release Date

The remake of the adaptation to Stephen King's 'It' is finally greenlit. Pennywise the demonic clown will enter everyone's nightmares once again in September 2017.

Movies/TV Shows April 25, 2016

Fans React To First Photo Of Scarlett Johansson As Major Kusanagi In 'Ghost In The Shell'

Paramount Pictures recently released a photo of Scarlett Johansson as Major Motoko Kusanagi. Not all 'Ghost in the Shell' fans are happy about it.

Internet Culture April 15, 2016

Benedict Cumberbatch To Voice The Grinch in New 'How The Grinch Stole Christmas' Animation

From sinister to strange to weird and snarky: Benedict Cumberbatch will voice the animated version of "The Grinch" in Illumination Entertainment's adaptation of the Dr. Seuss classic.

Movies/TV Shows April 14, 2016

Joel McHale In Final Casting Negotiations To Star As Chevy Chase In Netflix Biopic

Joel McHale may just play the real-life version of one of his 'Community' castmates in the Netflix adaptation of 'A Futile and Stupid Gesture.'

Internet Culture April 7, 2016

Live-Action ‘Ghost In The Shell’ Finds Villain In Michael Pitt

‘Ghost in the Shell’ has its villain! Michael Pitt will be joining Scarlett Johansson in the live-action adaptation of the best-selling manga and anime series as the Laughing Man.

Geek February 6, 2016

Ancient Wildebeest Rusingoryx Sported Duck-Billed Dinosaur Nasal Structure

Duck-billed dinosaurs and ancient wildebeest lived millions of years apart, but scientists said they do have one thing in common. These creatures both have trumpet-like nasal passages that extend to the top their heads.

Animals February 5, 2016

'The Legend Of Zelda: Twilight Princess' Gets Manga Adaptation

'The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess' will get its own ongoing manga series that releases next week, but the manga is only available for Japanese users of the MangaOne app.

Movies/TV Shows February 3, 2016

Interview: 'Childhood’s End' Writer Matthew Graham Discusses Adapting Arthur C. Clarke For Television

In an interview with Tech Times, writer Matthew Graham spoke about the process and challenges faced while adapting 'Childhood's End' by Arthur C. Clarke for the Syfy television miniseries that premieres Dec. 14.

Movies/TV Shows December 14, 2015

Disney releases ‘The Jungle Book’ Teaser, Shows First Look At Mowgli

A teaser has been released for ‘The Jungle Book,' providing a closer look at the movie’s main character, Mowgli, the young boy raised by wolves.

Movies/TV Shows September 14, 2015

'Sharkcano': Sharks Swim In Boiling And Acidic Waters Of Active Underwater Volcano [Video]

Sharks seem to have adapted to the hot and boiling waters of the Kavachi area. Explorers have yet to find out why and how this is possible.

Earth/Environment July 12, 2015

New 'Attack On Titan' Live-Action Trailer Looks Just As Intense As The Anime

The upcoming live-action adaptation of the popular anime 'Attack on Titan' has a new trailer, and it looks intense.

Movies/TV Shows April 17, 2015

Study Shows Ants Have A Preference For Junk Food

Researchers have found that ants living on the streets of Manhattan have developed a liking for the food people eat, allowing them to thrive in an urban environment.

April 2, 2015

Steven Spielberg Will Direct Sci-Fi Film 'Ready Player One'

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Steven Spielberg will take on his first project with Warners Bros. in 14 years. He will direct and produce the Ernest Cline novel 'Ready Player One.'

Movies/TV Shows March 26, 2015

Low oxygen level prolonged evolution of animals on Earth

New data shows a link between oxygen and the existence of animals. It was found that a certain level of oxygen was needed for animal life to flourish.

Earth/Environment November 1, 2014

Highest Ice Age human settlement in Peruvian Andes wows archaeologists

Ice Age settlers chased game high up into the Peruvian Andes as soon as the ice thawed. At an elevation of 14,000 feet, the Ice Age campsite evidences man's ability to adapt to drastically different environments in a short time.

Animals October 29, 2014

Chimps in Uganda raid farms for food under cover of darkness [Video]

A chimp's gotta do what a chimp's gotta do. Chimpanzees in Uganda's Kibale National Park are ignoring borders, venturing into corn fields to look for food.

Earth/Environment October 26, 2014

Eyeless fish is timeless (literally): No internal clock, no circadian rhythm

Mexican cavefish are not only blind but also do not have any sense of time. How could this be an advantage for the species?

Animals September 27, 2014

Antarctic fish has antifreeze protein: It's good for them... and bad for them

Notothenioid (ice-loving) fish in the Southern Ocean of Antarctica are capable of producing proteins that act as antifreeze, but the substance could also prove detrimental to the animals.

Earth/Environment September 24, 2014

Tree frogs croak their way from storm drains to heart of mates

Mientien frogs, like the one shown here, are learning to use storm drains and other structures as amplifiers for mating calls.

Animals June 9, 2014

Tibetans have special genes for high altitude living

People living on the Tibetan plateau are well adapted to life two-and-a-half times higher in altitude than Denver. A genetic study of the people of this region reveals how they thrive and their distant origins.

Animals February 12, 2014

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