Researchers find ferns communicate with one another to decide gender
Researchers find sea otter dental enamel 2.5 times as strong as humans
Australian water bird found to migrate long distance when the weather dictates
Elephants may be able to hear rain generated sound up to 150 miles away
Genetic secrets of the monarch butterfly revealed
The monarch butterfly is one of the most iconic insects in the world, best known for its distinct orange and black wings and a spectacular annual mass migration across North America. However, little has been ...
Researchers find first instance of fish larvae making sounds
Antifreeze proteins in Antarctic fishes prevent freezing... and melting
Antarctic fishes that manufacture their own "antifreeze" proteins to survive in the icy Southern Ocean also suffer an unfortunate side effect, researchers report: The protein-bound ice crystals that accumulate ...
'Femme fatale' emerald ash borer decoy lures and kills males
An international team of researchers has designed decoys that mimic female emerald ash borer beetles and successfully entice male emerald ash borers to land on them in an attempt to mate, only to be electrocuted ...
Study shows rhinoceros beetle horns evolved to accommodate species-specific fighting styles
Study shows wild monkeys can learn new tricks from watching training videos
Study shows snakes use more force than necessary when climbing trees
The ABC's of animal speech: Not so random after all
The calls of many animals, from whales to wolves, might contain more language-like structure than previously thought, according to study that raises new questions about the evolutionary origins of human language.