Male chimps that are less aggressive and form strong social bonds tend to live longer, research suggests.
Malaria parasites have evolved to be most infectious at the time of day when mosquitoes feed, to maximise the chance of being spread, research shows.
Key insights into how sperm and egg cells are formed have been discovered by scientists, shedding light on the earliest stages of their development.
Plants in the Arctic are growing taller because of climate change, according to new research from a global scientific collaboration led by the University of Edinburgh.
A simple blood test could be used in the future to predict the health and productivity of dairy cows, research shows.
Ultra-fast vibrations can be used to heat tiny amounts of liquid, experts have found, in a discovery that could have a range of engineering applications.
Marine predators that lived in deep waters during the Jurassic Period thrived as sea levels rose, while species that dwelled in the shallows died out, research suggests.
Widespread tree felling in African savannas is producing at least three times as many carbon emissions as was previously thought, research suggests.
More than one-third of farmed fruit and vegetables never reaches supermarket shelves because it is misshapen or the wrong size, research suggests.
Rigs, shipwrecks and other structures in the North Sea could play a vital role in holding coral populations together and increasing their resilience, researchers say.