Oil searchers discover and record deep-sea graveyard off Angola coast
Researchers identify novel virus that could cause respiratory disease in ball pythons
Researchers have identified a novel virus that could be the source of a severe, sometimes fatal respiratory disease that has been observed in captive ball pythons since the 1990s. The work is published this ...
Wild brown bear observed using a tool
Researchers use microscope equipped camera to learn how ticks pierce and adhere to skin (w/ Video)
A chimp-pig hybrid origin for humans?
Scientists investigate how chemicals evolved into communication signals
Tobacco hornworm found to use nicotine to create 'defensive halitosis'
Zooming in for a safe flight: Study investigates spatial orientation in bats
Bats emit ultrasound pulses and measure the echoes reflected from their surroundings. They have an extremely flexible internal navigation system that enables them to do this. A study published in Nature Co ...
Mum's hormones could make female magpie chicks more adventurous
Female magpies have been shown to be more adventurous than their male siblings, according to new research.
New study reveals why jellyfish are such efficient swimmers (w/ Video)
Swallows of the western skies
Ushuaia and Fairbanks are cities near the tips of the world.
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.
From chaos to order: How ants optimize food search
Ants are capable of complex problem-solving strategies that could be widely applied as optimization techniques. An individual ant searching for food walks in random ways, biologists found. Yet the collective ...