A chimp-pig hybrid origin for humans?
Scientists investigate how chemicals evolved into communication signals
Startling genetic similarity in tammar wallabies
A national genome study into island populations of the tammar wallaby has revealed a startling level of genetic similarity between males on Garden Island.
New research reveals Ming the Mollusk actually 100 years older than thought
Clam found to be over 500 years old
Further research following a field trip carried out by Bangor University's School of Ocean Sciences in 2006 has led us to identify the age of a clam more accurately.
First Taiwan-born panda cub to meet public in January
The first Taiwan-born giant panda cub is healthy and set to make her public debut in January, a zoo official said Sunday after panda mania swept the island in recent months.
New study reveals why jellyfish are such efficient swimmers (w/ Video)
Giant squid filmed in Pacific depths, Japan scientists report
Scientists and broadcasters said Monday they have captured footage of an elusive giant squid roaming the depths of the Pacific Ocean, showing it in its natural habitat for the first time ever.
Research finds how diving mammals evolved underwater endurance
Scientists at the University of Liverpool have shed new light on how diving mammals, such as the sperm whale, have evolved to survive for long periods underwater without breathing.
Tasmania home to first alpine sword-sedge
Researchers from the University of New England (Australia) and the Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust, Sydney (Australia), have discovered a high-altitude species of sedge from south-western Tasmania. ...
Vienna zoo names baby panda 'Happy Leopard'
Vienna's new baby panda will be named Fu Bao, or Happy Leopard in Mandarin, the city's Schoenbrunn Zoo announced on Thursday, three months after he was born.