Two thousand fluorescent pink mosquitos are helping scientists identify mozzie breeding grounds and assess the effectiveness of a larvicide used for 15 years in the Shire of Kalamunda.
Sensing distant tornadoes, birds flew the coop: Signs point to infrasound as nature's early warning system
When birds unexpectedly flee their nesting grounds, it may be a demonstration of Mother Nature's early-warning system that a massive storm is approaching.
Bird migration is an impressive phenomenon, but why birds often travel huge distances to and from their breeding grounds in the far North is still very unclear. Suggestions include that the birds profit from longer daylight ...
When the time comes for Wisconsin's organic farmers to decide which crops to plant next year, they'll have a tasty new variety of sweet corn—with a particularly sweet name—among their choices.
Department of Fisheries (DOF) scientists have found Pemberton trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) show an increased adaptation to high temperatures compared to cold water strains.
About 50 percent of dogs and 33 percent of cats age 10 years and older will develop cancer. Although it is very prevalent in these animals, a Kansas State University veterinarian says depending upon the type of cancer, it ...
A doctoral thesis studied new statistical methods for animal breeding, based on which extensive livestock data samples can be analysed, and complex models used, more efficiently. Computing times lasting months can be reduced ...
If you've ever watched a dog drink water, you know that it can be a sloshy, spilly, splashy affair—in other words, adorable.
Scientists at The University of Manchester are attempting to map the genes of an endangered British sea creature to aid a captive breeding programme.
The distribution of birds in the United States today will probably look very different in 60 years as a result of climate, land use and land cover changes.