Biology News
Are biodiversity and solar natural partners? - The Ecologist

The Ecologist
New research shows that solar farms can significantly improve local biodiversity, with benefits to wildlife and potentially even surrounding crops. NextEnergy Capital is supporting innovative solar developments that enhance biodiversity in the local ...

Snake entombed in amber offers insights into early serpent evolution -
July 19 (UPI) -- Paleontologists have discovered a snake embryo in a 105-million-year-old amber fossil, the first of its kind. The find has offered scientists important insights into the evolution of modern snakes. "This snake is linked to ancient ...
New York Times
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Solar-Powered Slugs Hide Wild Secrets—But They're Vanishing - National Geographic

National Geographic
Debashi Bhattacharya, a researcher at Rutgers University, led a recent study in Molecular Biology and Evolution showing that the animals express genes that tamp down their immune system when they take in the chloroplasts, and increase the activity of ...

Solar Snake Repellers

Airlie Beach, Queensland - Australia

Solar snake repellers are used to deter snakes from around the home. The problem is these slithery reptiles are attracted to our homes and properties and that is because they know that free board and lodgings are on offer at most human habitats. If you have rats, mice or other vermin, you will likely have snakes too. They love to hide, except when they are sunning themselves or out hunting.

Collaborative Study of Geophysical Constraints on Sea-Ice Bacteria: Implications for Life on Ice-Covered Solar Bodies
United States

Presents the preliminary results and images of work carried out by the Geophysical Institute's Floating Ice Group as part of a project supported through NSF's Life in Extreme Environments (LExEn) Program.

United States

Comprehensive information from Wikipedia on this large group of legless reptiles found on every continent except Antarctica.

What's That Snake?
United States

Guide to the snakes of Ohio, with images and range maps.

Snake Scales
United States

Article from Wikipedia discussing the morphology, nomenclature, arrangement and importance of snake scales.

Snake Estate
United States

Provides a snake database with detailed information on many species including a photograph, description, range, habitat, behavior, reproduction and suitability for being kept in captivity.

Water Snake
United States

Water snakes in the genus Nerodia are non-venomous colubrid snakes found in North America. Includes details of the species, pictures, videos and references.

The Copperhead Snake
United States

Informational site about copperhead snakes, Agkistrodon spp, their bite, venom, life cycle and general ecology. Includes a short video.

Flying Snake
United States

Information on the Chrysopelea species which is found only in South and Southeast Asia. Includes video clips of flight behavior.

Snake Man, The
United States

Informal lectures, featuring live, non-venomous snakes; about sharing the truth on these mistreated, misunderstood reptiles.

Snake Bites

Assists with identification of Australian snakes, signs and symptoms, first aid, and medical management.