Wednesday, October 05, 2011

Tool use by a fish

Tool use by a fish Welcome! "Alien Life" tracks the latest discoveries and thoughts in the various elements of the famous Drake Equation. Here's today's news:
g Stars - What is the potential habitability of the nearby star system Gliese 570? See article.
g Life - Scientists have captured the first video of tool use by a fish. The orange-dotted tuskfish was caught on film throwing a clam against a rock to crush it. Tool-use may be a deep-seated behavioral trait that evolved in wrasses, one of the largest and most diverse families of marine fishes. See article.
g Aftermath - In its simplest and shortest definition, astrobiology may be summed up as, “The study of life in the universe.” There's just one problem when it comes to studying life in the universe. So far, we're it.See article.

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