Shedding a few pounds might be a good strategy in the human dating game, but for crickets the opposite is true.
The ash dieback fungus could spread more quickly and affect more trees than previously expected, according to research at the University of Exeter.
One of the frustrations of fighting malaria is that mosquitoes evolve resistance to the insecticides used to kill them.
Public urged to help solve the mystery of why one of Britain's best-loved animals, the hedgehog, is in decline
The public have been urged to help solve the mystery of why one of Britain's best-loved animals, the hedgehog, is in decline.
Fears that climate change is promoting a fungal disease which can devastate coffee crops may be unfounded, research by the University of Exeter suggests.
Climate change is disrupting the sensory systems of fish and can even make them swim towards predators, instead of away from them, a paper by marine biologists at the University of Exeter says.
Generosity increases dramatically if people are asked to donate tomorrow's bonus or inheritance cheque
People will donate between a half and a third more to charity if they are expecting a bonus or windfall but don't yet have the cash in their hand, according to research by the University of Exeter's Business school.
Experts are hoping to stop the UK's favourite fruit, the banana, from disappearing from our shops.
Some of the most iconic giants of the animal kingdom, such as the imperious African elephant, are most vulnerable to the detrimental impact of human expansion, new research has shown.
Doubling of the carbon dioxide concentration will cause global plant photosynthesis to increase by about one third, according to a paper published in the journal Nature.