Scientists have always bragged about digging deeper into the secrets of life, and 2021 was no different! its 7 o’clock He detailed how this year’s scientific journey has been, beyond the urgent scope of treatments to try to contain the global COVID-19 pandemic. One of the strangest studies was to confirm that these colorful giant squirrels really do exist.
Our other favorite studies told, in all their richness of detail, what the anus of dinosaurs looked like. According to one of the study’s authors, they had an opening used for urination, defecation, egg laying, and sexual intercourse. It was a ‘unique’ and ‘perfect’ anatomy.
Still talking about orifices, during some research on admissions for Covid-19 patients, it was discovered that pigs and rats (and possibly many other mammals, including humans) can breathe through the anus. To work, this technique relies on specific respirators, oxygenating fluids, and intestinal chemical changes. But it works!
Dogs are man’s best friend but what about cats? They are traitors according to a study conducted in Japan, or in fact less loyal than expected. You can read everything in detail in our article
Some animals are so difficult that they require difficult studies! Such was the case with the titmice, a kind of brazen bird that specializes in stealing mammalian hairs to build nests. Even scientists caught theft in videos
A genetic study has already shown that alpine parrots may have gone to live in icebergs to avoid the presence of humans. For this, it was found that their genes are similar to their relatives who live in the forests. I admit you would do the same!
Parrots able to open any trash around Sydney have left many scientists intrigued. A local survey revealed that groups in each neighborhood have their own way of accessing food stored there.
These creatures are growing up and want to be away from their parents and for that they move around as much as possible. Humans? mice? giraffes? number! Sea sponges, creatures we hardly know of, moved a lot. The researchers didn’t even know, and so they used photos of a submerged mountain to conclude that it was moving a lot. However, the details are still a bit vague.
A slug is able to decapitate and generate a new body. This is indicated by a study conducted on a marine ingot conducted by a Japanese researcher. Even a new heart can be born in about three weeks
A plant that lives 3000 years? In the desert?? like that? Scientists have uncovered the strange structures of Willichia DNA, and finally know how the feat was achieved, in another one of the year’s most intriguing studies.
Not everything has a ready-made answer, sometimes very strong odds on the hour are enough. This is the case of a baby shark being born in a tank inhabited only by female sharks 10 years ago. It is possible that there will be parthenogenesis, when a direct clone of the mother is born