Animals that rely on camouflage can choose the best places to conceal themselves based on their individual appearance, new research shows.
Like humans, some birds can spend years learning and exploring before developing more settled habits.
Men could be held responsible for the failure to produce children as far back as medieval times, a new study of medical and religious texts has shown.
A report commissioned by EU food regulators wrongly linked a highly effective biopesticide with diarrhoea in humans, an expert says.
Squirrels can remember problem-solving techniques for long periods and can apply them to new situations, researchers have discovered.
Pioneering research offers a fascinating view into the inner workings of the mind of 'Maxwell's Demon', a famous thought experiment in physics.
Plants use hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) - best known for use in bleach and hair treatments - to control how their cells react to varying levels of light, new research shows.
Archaeologists excavating a site where Iron Age, Roman, and early medieval communities lived for more than a thousand years have unearthed pottery believed to have never been seen before in the South West.
Monitoring changes to the amount of wetlands in regions where permafrost is thawing should be at the forefront of efforts to predict future rates of climate change, new research shows.