Cymothoa exigua (or the tongue-eating louse) is a parasitic crustacean of the family Cymothoidae. This parasite enters fish through the gills, and then attaches itself at the base of the fish's tongue.
Brilliant shades of blue and aqua coat the iridescent lips of giant clams, but these shiny cells aren't just for show, new research finds. The iridescent sheen directs beams of sunlight into the interior of the clam, providing light for algae inside.
Goliath Encounter: Puppy-Sized Spider Surprises Scientist in Rainforest
Mathematicians, math teachers, students and other researchers who've employed some math in their work are gathering in Portland on Wednesday for MathFest, the Mathematical Association of America's annual conference.
SEATTLE — After months of research, scientists have identified the pathogen at the heart of the starfish wasting disease that’s been killing starfish by the millions along the Pacific shores of North America, according to research published Monday.