Domestication of the fox

This post is an old article (originally in Spanish) I wrote in 2019 on Blogger. Domesticated animals present a series of changes in their morphology, physiology and behavior with respect to their wild variants. For example, in the case of the dog (as opposed to the wolf), some researchers have...

Apollo 13's radioactive secret

This post is an old article I wrote in 2017 on Medium. On April 11, 1970, NASA launched the Apollo 13 manned spacecraft with the intention of landing for the third time on the Moon. Halfway, during the second day of travel, an oxygen tank of the spacecraft burst and...

When penguins pooh

This post is an adaptation and translation from Spanish of an older article I wrote in 2015 on Blogger. In December 2003, the scientific journal Polar Biology (Springer) published an article entitled Pressures produced when penguins pooh—calculations on avian defaecation. Why Dr. Meyer-Rochow and Dr. Gál, the authors of the...

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