Bee brains challenge view that larger brains are superior at understanding conceptual relationships
Human hybrids: a closer look at the theory and evidence
All together now: Single rule accounts for diverse decision systems in animal collectives
Scientists investigate how chemicals evolved into communication signals
Optimized by Evolution, Ants Don't Have Traffic Jams
Study shows starving mantis females attract more males
Amazonian bird chicks mimic poisonous caterpillar to avoid detection
Dragonflies on the hunt display complex choreography
The dragonfly is a swift and efficient hunter. Once it spots its prey, it takes about half a second to swoop beneath an unsuspecting insect and snatch it from the air. Scientists at the Howard Hughes Medical ...
Researchers document aviary eggshell with iridescence for the first time
Electric eels deliver Taser-like shocks
The electric eel - the scaleless Amazonian fish that can deliver an electrical jolt strong enough to knock down a full-grown horse - possesses an electroshock system uncannily similar to a Taser.
Pufferfish myth busted—they do so breathe when puffed up
Neural 3-D compass discovered in mammalian brain
Pilots are trained to guard against vertigo: a sudden loss of the sense of vertical direction that renders them unable to tell "up" from "down" and sometimes even leads to crashes. Coming up out of a subway ...
Female termites found to clone themselves via asexual reproduction
Science casts light on sex in the orchard
Persimmons are among the small club of plants with separate sexes—individual trees are either male or female. Now scientists at the University of California, Davis, and Kyoto University in Japan have discovered ...