Sea turtles and whales may be the charismatic critters of the sea, but the true kingpins of the ocean make up 98 percent of the ocean's biomass—and yet individually are too small to see with the naked eye.
Reciprocal food-sharing is more prevalent in stable hunter-gatherer camps, shows new UCL research that sheds light on the evolutionary roots of human cooperation.
Fresh insight into how ocean bacteria search for food could aid the development of a new generation of bacterial therapies programmed to treat disease.
Air pollutants interact with and break down plant-emitted scent molecules, which insect pollinators use to locate needed food, according to a team of researchers led by Penn State. The pollution-modified plant odors can ...
Based on a new analysis of federal funding from the US Department of Agriculture, researchers say there is an urgent need for increased investment in research and development aimed at making sustainable food production more ...
Are humans the only animal that knows what they don't know? A new study by researchers at Yale and Harvard shows that rhesus monkeys also spontaneously recognize when they are ignorant and need to seek out more information.
Subtle and short-lived differences in ocean salinity or temperature function as physical barriers for phytoplankton, and result in a patchy distribution of the oceans' most important food resource. The new research from the ...
Federal authorities say genetically modified wheat that's not approved for sale or production in the United States has been found growing in a field in Washington state.
Odour could be the next weapon in the arsenal against some of New Zealand's worst predators including the stoat, the major killer of young kiwi chicks in New Zealand's native forests.
Order a meal these days and there's a good chance you're using some kind of electronic device—a smartphone, tablet, computer or even a touch screen at the restaurant.