Australian mosquito appears in California
Officials say an Australian mosquito has made what is believed to be its first U.S. appearance in the Los Angeles area.
50 million year old mite attached to ant head found in piece of amber
Scientists reveal the complex early evolution of the bird's 'breastbone'
It has always been difficult to understand how birds evolved from dinosaurs because of the strange combination of features observed in taxa inferred to be situated near this great evolutionary transition. ...
Researchers find cicada wing structure able to kill bacteria on contact (w/ video)
Researchers develop new type of fluorescent camera for blood diagnostics, brain mapping
(Phys.org) —Fluorescence imaging is the most widely used method for analyzing the molecular composition of biological specimens. Target molecules, when they are present, can be "tagged" with a fluorescent ...
Study shows some spiders have individualized personalities
Nanosuits help small creatures survive a vacuum
Bird brains predate birds themselves: 'Flight-ready' brain was present in some non-avian dinosaurs
New research provides evidence that dinosaurs evolved the brainpower necessary for flight well before they actually took to the air as birds. Based on high-resolution X-ray computed tomographic (CT) scans, ...
Researchers find Jurassic strashilids not a parasite after all
Samples returned from asteroid Itokawa reveal history of violent impacts
Study shows one kind of squid can jettison parts of its arm (w/ Video)
New research shows some barnacles mate via spermcasting
Neanderthals died out earlier than originally believed
Mushroom lights up the night in Brazil: Researcher finds bioluminescent fungus not seen since 1840
In 1840, renowned English botanist George Gardner reported a strange sight from the streets of Vila de Natividade in Brazil: A group of boys playing with a glowing object that turned out to be a luminescent ...