Males that mate more often are more insecure about their social status than those mating less, according to new research on the behaviour of burying beetles.
A breakthrough in the control of a type of particle known as the polariton has created a highly specialised form of rotation.
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Scientists said Wednesday they had amassed the first evidence to back theories that people fall into two broad categories—promiscuity or faithfulness—when it comes to sex.
Migrating birds 'share the pain' of the arduous task of leading a v-formation, so that they can then take turns saving energy by following in another bird's wake, a new study shows.
The research excellence of academics is often measured by the quantity and quality of their scholarly publications. But how do we know that all authors listed on a publication have actually been involved in the research?
Like humans, fish recoil from pain. But the fish pain reflex mechanism operates quite differently to the way it works in humans, University of Queensland research shows.
Female pumas in areas with a high density of housing kill more deer but eat less of the carcasses than those in areas with little housing, finds a study in Proceedings of the Royal Society B.
Chimpanzees, much like children, can learn to be kind by observing and experiencing the kindness of others, according to new research by the University of St Andrews.