A new study of possible self-medicating behavior in bumble bees conducted by researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst reports that a once-promising finding was not supported by further experiments and analysis.
Researchers at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have developed a simple device that mimics complex birdsongs. The device, developed by the group of L. Mahadevan, the Lola England de Valpine ...
Things aren't all black and white for giant pandas.
Looking like a furry brown pincushion, eight-month-old French bulldog "Dan Jiao" whimpers nervously as he waits for the end of a Chinese acupuncture session aimed at curing partial paralysis caused by a puppyhood injury.
A pair of English bulldog puppies are the first patients to be successfully treated with a unique therapy—a combination of surgery and stem cells—developed at the University of California, Davis, to help preserve lower-limb ...
They have pointy eyes, prickly red claws, and they eat just about anything—an exotic crustacean is on the loose in Berlin's central government district.
Marine authorities in the U.S. and Canada said Friday they will marshal resources to try to find out what's behind a string of deaths of endangered North Atlantic right whales.
Epigenetics may explain how Darwin's finches respond to rapid environmental changes, according to new research published in the open access journal BMC Evolutionary Biology.
Sheep, giant pandas, mouse lemurs, capybaras, and fur seals all have something in common when it comes to communication. All of them produce calls with rapid, vibrato-like fundamental frequency modulation—commonly known ...
Proteins involved in the production and perception of pheromones may determine if red fire ant colonies contain a single queen or multiple queens.