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
Predatory sea snails produce weaponized insulin
As predators go, cone snails are slow-moving and lack the typical fighting parts. They've made up for it by producing a vast array of fast-acting toxins that target the nervous systems of prey. A new study ...
Roller coaster geese: Insights into high altitude bird flight physiology and biomechanics
Roller Coaster migratory flights of geese give unique insights into bird physiology and biomechanics at high altitudes.
New idea on how the zebra got its stripes
Ants show left bias when exploring new spaces
Unlike Derek Zoolander, ants don't have any difficulty turning left. New research from the University of Bristol, UK published today in Biology Letters, has found that the majority of rock ants instinctively go lef ...
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.