Research calls for a new diet classification for mammals
The analysis of 139 land mammals' dietary preferences has led researchers to call for a new classification system, as many diets were varied beyond the current understanding of herbivore, carnivore, or omnivore.
DNA analysis reveals butterfly and moth evolutionary relationship
Maternal effect key to fish combating climate change
(Phys.org) —According to research by Western scientists, thermal tolerance in a wild fish population is a key factor in understanding how animal species adapt to climate change.
Researchers find red fluorescence in fish is for vision not UV protection
Beautiful but a threat: Tropical fish invasion destroys kelp forests
The migration of tropical fish as a result of ocean warming poses a serious threat to the temperate areas they invade, because they overgraze on kelp forests and seagrass meadows, a new study concludes.
Genome study indicates peacock eyespots likely developed to impress females
Promiscuous males die young, childless females live longer
(Phys.org) —A study of birds by researchers from our Department of Biology & Biochemsitry in collaboration with the University of Sheffield shows for the first time how sexual behaviour is linked with life ...