Yao-Hua Law

All Stories by Yao-Hua Law

  1. Animals

    Hermit crabs are drawn to the smell of their dead

    A new study finds that the smell of hermit-crab flesh attracts other hermit crabs desperately looking for a larger home.

  2. Genetics

    Scientists recruit bloodsucking leeches as research assistants

    By analyzing a slimy, bloodsucking leech’s last meal, scientists can identify which animals had been living near it.