Poisonous moths use bright red spots to warn predators to avoid them—but natural variation in these wing markings doesn't provide clear indications of how toxic individual moths might be—new research shows.
Tiny fish called Trinidadian guppies turn their eyes black to warn other fish when they are feeling aggressive, new research shows.
Prawns have personalities—and cautious crustaceans do better in the battle for food, new research shows.
Young mongooses learn lifelong habits from role models rather than inheriting them from genetic parents, new research shows.Banded mongooses live in social groups where pups are consistently cared for one-to-one by a single ...
Pioneering research has given a fascinating new insight into why the Pacific Trade Winds have seen "unprecedented strengthening" over recent decades.
The many threats facing bumblebees can be tested using a "virtual safe space" created by scientists at the University of Exeter. Bumble-BEEHAVE provides a computer simulation of how colonies will develop and react to multiple ...
Critically endangered South American forests thought to be the result of climate change were actually spread by ancient communities, archaeologists have found.
Many of the European mammals whose habitat is being destroyed by climate change are not able to find new places to live elsewhere.
The power of the ocean to bring mental health benefits to humans is a growing field of research as scientists increasingly understand the value of the marine realm in human health and wellbeing.
Jackdaws recognise each other's voices and respond in greater numbers to warnings from familiar birds than strangers, new research shows.