Remember dropping your milk teeth? After a lot of wiggling the tooth finally dropped out. But in your hand was only the enamel-covered crown: the entire root of the tooth had somehow disappeared. In a paper published in Nature, ...
Have you ever wondered why our hands have exactly five fingers? Dr. Marie Kmita's team certainly has. The researchers at the Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal and Université de Montréal have uncovered a part ...
Climate change is disrupting the sensory systems of fish and can even make them swim towards predators, instead of away from them, a paper by marine biologists at the University of Exeter says.
Freshwater fish play a surprisingly crucial role in feeding some of the world's most vulnerable people, according to a study published Monday (Oct. 24) in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Populations of coral reef fish in shallower, more vulnerable habitats likely owe at least some of their sustainability to the prodigious reproductive abilities of large, old counterparts that dwell at greater depths, a recent ...
With each swish of a tail, scientists now have a tool that could study the movements of fish throughout their entire lives.
As torrential rain descends on the Pacific Northwest, new research published online in the journal Global Change Biology provides a glimpse of how salmon rivers might fare in a future with larger floods.
When you eat fish, it may contain tiny pieces of plastic.
In 2010, researchers found a new fish virus that was named piscine reovirus (PRV).
Ocean warming is occurring at such a rapid rate that fish are searching for cooler waters to call home.