Sea urchins cope with rising CO2 levels
True colors of some fossil feathers now in doubt (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) —Geological processes can affect evidence of the original colors of fossil feathers, according to new research by Yale University scientists, who said some previous reconstructions of fossil ...
Robot snake automatically wraps around an object when thrown (w/ Video)
Bees get a buzz from caffeine
Scientists have today shown that caffeine improves a honeybee's memory and could help the plant recruit more bees to spread its pollen.
Researchers find emperor penguins outer feathers colder than surrounding air
One law to rule them all: Sizes within a species appear to follow a universal distribution
Flocks of birds, schools of fish, and groups of any other living organisms might have a mathematical function in common. Studying aquatic microorganisms, Andrea Giometto, a researcher EPFL and Eawag, showed ...
Shark found to have bioluminescence on both dorsal spine and belly
Fruit flies medicate their larvae with alcohol
Bees and flowers communicate using electrical fields, researchers discover
Flowers' methods of communicating are at least as sophisticated as any devised by an advertising agency, according to a new study, published today in Science Express by researchers from the University of Bri ...
Grooming helps insects keep their senses sharpened
Like a self-absorbed teenager, insects spend a lot of time grooming.
Researchers get better view of penguins with affixed cameras and accelerometers (w/ video)
Researchers discover how tree frogs use their bodies to cling to overhanging surfaces (w/ video)
Digging yields clues: Biologists connect burrowing behavior in mice to genes
Nature vs. nurture has long been one of the great debates in science—is behavior hard-wired into the brain, or determined by environment? In at least some cases, Harvard researchers are showing, how animals ...