Study of zebrafish skin patterns shows cells chasing other cells around (w/ video)
Plant species evolved a way to determine most promising pollinator
Hummingbird's hover surprisingly easy to hack
Hummingbirds' remarkable ability to hover in place is highly contingent on the tiny bird having a completely stationary visual field, according to University of British Columbia research published in the ...
Large mammals were the architects in prehistoric ecosystems
Elephants, rhinoceroses and aurochs once roamed around freely in the forests of Europe, while hippopotamuses lived in rivers such as the Thames and the Rhine. New research shows how we can use knowledge about ...
Research shows copepods use pheromones to find mates
More to biofuel production than yield
When it comes to biofuels, corn leads the all-important category of biomass yield. However, focusing solely on yield comes at a high price.
Earliest-known lamprey larva fossils unearthed in Inner Mongolia
Few people devote time to pondering the ancient origins of the eel-like lamprey, yet the evolutionary saga of the bloodsucker holds essential clues to the biological roots of humanity.
Researchers uncover morphological and biomechanical consequences of geckos losing adhesion
Physicist develops stochastic model to describe interbeat variation patterns between musicians
'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 ...
As CO2 acidifies the oceans, scientists develop a new way to measure its effect on marine ecosystems
Following a 5,000 km long ocean survey, research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences presents a new way to measure how the acidification of water is affecting marine ecosystems over a ...
Simulations suggests cutting rainforests in mid and high latitudes can impact rainfall in northern hemisphere
Densovirus named top suspect in devastating sea star wasting disease
Since 2013, millions of sea stars native to the Pacific coast of North America from Baja California to southern Alaska have succumbed to a mysterious wasting disease in which their limbs pull away from their ...
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.