Study shows social comb-footed spiders have two distinct types of personalities
Research team advances understanding of atomically thin crystal growth
(Phys.org) —UT's College of Engineering has made recent headlines for discoveries that, while atomically small, could impact our modern world.
Lizard species found to reduce head bobbing mating ritual when predators are around
South American lichen found to have 126 different species of fungi
Coral snake venom reveals a unique route to lethality
For more than a decade, a vial of rare snake venom refused to give up its secret formula for lethality; its toxins had no effect on the proteins that most venoms target. Finally, an international team of ...
Megacity study shows energy and resource use for largest urban areas
New evidence suggests Isthmus of Panama was formed earlier than thought
Study suggests history of Rapa Nui on Easter Island far more complex than thought
Study shows Beijing haze linked directly to gaseous pollutants from traffic, industrial emissions
Researchers discover new material to produce clean energy
Researchers at the University of Houston have created a new thermoelectric material, intended to generate electric power from waste heat - from a vehicle tailpipe, for example, or an industrial smokestack ...
Social networks may be exaggerating risk of news events
Testing shows billfish demonstrate bone remodeling without osteocytes
Two ancient human fossils from Laos reveal early human diversity
An ancient human skull and a jawbone found a few meters away in a cave in northern Laos add to the evidence that early modern humans were physically quite diverse, researchers report in PLOS ONE. ...
'Most attractive' male birds don't have the best genes
'Attractive' male birds that mate with many females aren't passing on the best genes to their offspring, according to new UCL research which found promiscuity in male birds leads to small, genetic faults ...