Posts Tagged ‘snakes’

California Legless Lizards

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013
reptiles, lizards, snakes, legless, anniella, uc berkeley, fullerton, james, parham, california

Four new species of colorful legless lizards are described today.

Defanging Snakebites’ Danger

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
snakes, snakebites, bites, venom, antivenom, antiparalytic, Matt Lewin, UCSF

The Academy’s Matt Lewin has developed a snakebite treatment that could potentially save tens of thousands of lives!

Bio-Inspired Robots

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013
insects, bioinspiration, biomimetics, UC Berkeley, geckos, cockroaches, birds, robots, robotics, salamanders, snakes, built for speed, america's cup, ants, evolution, adaptations

These robots get their inspiration from nature.

Snake Virus

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012
Screen shot 2012-10-02 at 2.55.03 PM

What is killing domestic snakes? UCSF and Academy scientists solve the mystery.


Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

Humans take python powers to heart.

Flying Snakes

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Not snakes on a plane, but snakes that can “fly” through the air, sometimes covering distances up to 79 feet!

Research in Myanmar

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

Academy researcher Jens Vindum explains his work in Myanmar.

Reptile Decline

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

Two recent studies are finding that lizard and snake populations are in decline and one of the causes appears to be climate change.

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