Growing up in tough conditions can make wild animals live longer, new research suggests.
LED street lighting can be tailored to reduce its impacts on the environment, according to new research by the University of Exeter.
The Amazonian rainforest was transformed over two thousand years ago by ancient people who built hundreds of large, mysterious earthworks.
A simple new questionnaire based on emoticon-style facial expressions could help teachers and others who work with children as young as four to engage them on their happiness and wellbeing levels in the classroom.
A low level of atmospheric oxygen in Earth's middle ages held back evolution for 2 billion years, raising fresh questions about the origins of life on this planet.
Danger from predators causes animals to form stronger friendships, according to new research.
Climate change can have a different impact on male and female fish, shellfish and other marine animals, with widespread implications for the future of marine life and the production of seafood.
The growth of bacteria can be stimulated by antibiotics, scientists at the University of Exeter have discovered.
For decades the "father of genetics" Gregor Mendel has been portrayed as living an isolated, monk-like existence, cut off from society.