The blood-sucking Varroa is the biggest killer of honey bees world-wide, having developed resistance to beekeepers medication over the past decade. It particularly thrives in cold winters when colonies are more vulnerable ...
Opposing troops putting aside their differences in 1914 to share Christmas carols and exchange gifts is one of the most enduring images of World War One.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists have worked out how to control a protective mechanism found in many bacteria that helps them grow and stay alive.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Great white sharks found in the Mediterranean were originally from Australia, researchers have discovered.
Evidence found in Scottish rocks has revealed that a critical point in evolution took place 1.2 billion years ago -- several hundred million years earlier than scientists had previously understood.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists are studying an invasive shrub which is threatening Scottish puffins and other seabirds.
Scientists investigating in one of the worlds deepest ocean trenches -- previously thought to be void of fish -- have discovered an entirely new species.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Large numbers of bats are killed by colliding with turbine blades or by experiencing sudden depressurisation immediately adjacent to the blade.
Scientists have unlocked the code for the building blocks of fungal organisms which are responsible for mild as well as potentially deadly infections in people.
(PhysOrg.com) -- More whales, dolphins and porpoises than was previously thought could be at risk from the effects of climate change, according to a new study.