When Santosh Gaikwad, India's last-known practising taxidermist, first started stuffing animals 13 years ago he would keep dead birds in his family's freezer at home, much to his wife's consternation.
Researchers have developed a technique for coating polymer implants with a bioactive film that significantly increases bonding between the implant and surrounding bone in an animal model. The advance could significantly improve ...
New research on the bumblebee by a University Manchester biologist has thrown light on the biology of why animals decide to copy each other, confirming its status as one of nature's cleverer insects.
Cats understand the principle of cause and effect as well as some elements of physics. Combining these abilities with their keen sense of hearing, they can predict where possible prey hides. These are the findings of researchers ...
In ancient Rome, they would have been pitted against gladiators or served up at banquets.
Raelene Wouda's passion for improving cancer treatment starts with our four-legged friends.
It's called the latitudinal diversity gradient, a phenomenon seen today in most plant and animal species around the world: Biodiversity decreases from the equator to higher latitudes. A new study of fossils representing 63 ...
Researchers have developed techniques to recreate a personalised diary of an animal's lifetime.
Researchers from The Australian National University (ANU) have urged China to have more stringent laws for medical research on primates, as China has become a hub for animal testing due to a lack of animal welfare controls.
Sleep forms a basic part of our everyday lives, yet surprisingly little is known about its purpose and evolutionary history.