IMPORTANT SPOTS Tiny bumps (blue dots) on the skin of mammals, birds and reptiles point to shared ancestral structure of hair, feathers and scales. Mouse (far left), snake, chicken and Nile crocodile embryos shown.
N. Di-Poï, M. Milinkovitch, A. Tzika/UNIGE 2016
Amber preserved the unique decorations of a larva from the Myrmeleontoid family (shown and illustrated at right).
B. Wang et al/Science Advances 2016
Green lacewings can be infected with a bacteria that prevents the survival of any males, a new study finds.