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New crab species discovered in Chinese pet market

New crab species discovered in Chinese pet market

An examination of the ornamental fish market in southern China has led to the discovery of a new species and even a new genus of freshwater crab, researchers have reported.

Goan man killed just for a crab

Goan man killed just for a crab

 A squabble over a freshly-trapped crab resulted in the death of a middle-aged man at Goa`s Dongri, around 10 km from here.

How to determine the age of a lobster figured out

Scientists have finally figured out how to determine the age of a lobster.

Newly discovered crab species named Areopaguristes tudgei

A new species of hermit crab recently discovered on the barrier reef off the coast of Belize has been named Areopaguristes tudgei - after the American University biologist who first found it.

US family finds crab with Osama`s face

An American family claims to have found a crab whose belly has a striking resemblance to Jesus Christ as well as slain Osama bin Laden.

Crabs `fake it to avoid fights`

Apparently crabs also deceive. In fact, they fake their strength to avoid a fight, a study has revealed.

Now, a computer that can develop hypotheses

Scientists claim to be developing a computer which can read vast amounts of scientific literature, make connections between facts and develop hypotheses, almost in a similar way to humans.

Now, a computer that can develop hypotheses

Scientists claim to be developing a computer which can read vast amounts of scientific literature, make connections between facts and develop hypotheses, almost in a similar way to humans.

Computer 'that can read scientific literature like humans'

A team at Cambridge University says that the computer system, called CRAB, is able to trawl through millions of peer-reviewed articles for clues to the causes of tumours, and thus it promises breakthroughs in cancer research.

New `strawberry` crab species found off Taiwan

A marine biologist says he has discovered a new crab species off the coast of southern Taiwan that looks like a strawberry with small white bumps on its red shell.

Crab vision `mapped` for better robotic sight

In a key breakthrough which
could be used to improve sight for robots, scientists have for
the first time mapped crab vision.

Crab vision `mapped` for better robotic sight

In a key breakthrough which
could be used to improve sight for robots, scientists have for
the first time mapped crab vision.