560 million-year-old tentacled creature may be the animal kingdom’s first known predator

A bizarre, tentacled creature that lived in the deep ocean 560 million years ago resembled a goblet crammed full of wriggling fingers. It may be an ancient relative of modern jellyfish and the earliest known predator in the animal kingdom, analysis of a newly described fossil suggests.  More than a decade ago, scientists uncovered a […]

How is the coronavirus spread?

The virus can be spread when an infected person coughs or sneezes. Hand-washing is a first line of defence How is the coronavirus spread? The Wuhan coronavirus outbreak is a new illness and scientists are still assessing how it spreads from person to person, but similar viruses tend to spread via cough and sneeze droplets. When an infected person […]