Sheep keep having twins even in old age, say scientists.
Dr. Carmit Tadmor of Tel Aviv University says that the benefits of extended international travel depend on having a "bicultural" ability to identify with both home and host cultures.
Vocabulary instruction in the early years is not challenging enough to prepare students for long-term reading comprehension, argues a study led by a Michigan State University education researcher.
About 65 percent of American households play video games. Some are dedicated PC gamers, while others find thrills in online competition through consoles like Xbox and PlayStation. Even more people play games to pass the time ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- Old roosters can still dominate the sexual pecking order even when their ability to fertilise eggs drastically declines, new Oxford University research has shown.
New research from North Carolina State University, Brigham Young University and the University of California, Irvine finds that parental involvement is a more significant factor in a child's academic performance than the ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- Female dolphins who have help from their female friends are far more successful as mothers than those without such help, according to a landmark new study.
Does the environment encountered early in life have permanent and predictable long-term effects in adulthood? Such effects have been reported in numerous organisms, including humans.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Some animals produce more offspring than others do. Hormones like prolactin and corticosterone can exercise a crucial influence on the behaviour of birds in the breeding season and therefore on their reproductive ...
Study finds male chimpanzees may increase their chances of siring offspring by recognizing the importance of third-party relationships.