If it's Friday, it must be science time on the blog!
Here are some of the most interesting articles from Science Blog this week:
Gene find turns soldier beetle defense into biotech opportunity
Sounds instead of eyesight can be alternative vision
To save your brain, a pressure switch inside your head
Clever cockatoo with skilled craftsmanship
A new computational method for timing the tree of life
Researchers create laser the size of a virus particle
Assembly not required for new micro particles
Were dinosaurs destined to be big? Testing Cope's Rule
That's it for now. Enjoy your weekend, everyone!