Chris Samoray

All Stories by Chris Samoray

  1. Animals

    Picture This: Plesiosaurs swam like penguins

    A computer model suggests plesiosaurs — ancient marine reptiles — swam like penguins, using front flippers for power and back flippers for steering.

  2. Animals

    Kangaroo farts: Not so ‘green’ after all?

    Scientists had thought that kangaroo farts were environmentally friendly because they had little methane. That may not always be true.

  3. Animals

    New site for where wild canines became dogs

    By studying the genetics of living dogs from around the world, scientists think they may have homed in on the origins of dog domestication: Central Asia.