Researchers have discovered how a tiny viral protein enables the infection of a complex plant, and the finding could lead to understanding viral diseases in other plants, animals and humans, according to a team of Texas A&M ...
Scientists have discovered the cells driving the annual body clock in animals which adapts their body to the changing seasons.
Researchers from the University of Liverpool have identified the genetic basis of how mice can recognise close relatives, even if they have never encountered them before.
By measuring how worms move toward an appealing, food-like scent, researchers at the Salk Institute were able to predict whether the worms would be long-lived. The finding, publishing September 22, 2015 in the journal eLife, ...
To see right through something is to know its true intent—the same could be said to apply to biological tissues, especially tumors.
One of the enduring controversies in evolution is why snakes evolved their long, limbless bodies.
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.
Why do deer in a group, when startled, suddenly bolt away together and never collide with each other? It's because these deer have an inner compass that allows them to follow a certain direction in order to make their escape. ...