No matter how neglected the child, there's still hope – at least for prairie voles. That's the message of a new study from a Cornell psychologist that could have implications for human health and well-being.
A tiny fruit fly has the bizarre distinction of possessing the longest sperm of any animal—20 times the length of its own body and 1,000 times that of human sperm.
Indiana University researchers have discovered a hormonal mechanism in hamsters that connects short winter days with increased aggression in females, and that it differs from the mechanism that controls this same response ...
Researchers from the University of Exeter have discovered several new species of marine fungi inhabiting previously undescribed branches of the tree of life. Little is known about the fungi flourishing in the world's oceans ...
Getting help with baby care could keep families healthier and extend their lives, according to a new study into bird behaviour.
A year ago, researchers discovered that fat helps coral survive heat stress over the short term—and now it seems that fat helps coral survive over the long term, too.
The first animals to have complex skeletons existed about 550 million years ago, fossils of a tiny marine creature unearthed in Namibia suggest.