Kangaroos eating reptiles out of house and home
Large numbers of kangaroos are threatening an endangered species and are eating some lizards out of house and home, new research has found.
How birds get by without external ears
Unlike mammals, birds have no external ears. The outer ears of mammals play an important function in that they help the animal identify sounds coming from different elevations. But birds are also able to ...
EU warns four more states in fight to end illegal fishing
Illegally caught fish comprise a significant portion of both the global catch and of seafood imports, including to the world's leading fish-consuming markets. To counter this, the EU enacted strong fisheries ...
Short-necked Triassic marine reptile discovered in China
A new species of short-necked marine reptile from the Triassic period has been discovered in China, according to a study published December 17, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Xiao-hong Chen f ...
Researchers develop GenoSIGHT software for 'smart' microscopes
Synthetic biologists at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute are at Virginia Tech pioneering new ways to overcome old problems in imaging cells.