Growing up in a large social group makes Australian magpies more intelligent, new research shows.
New research shows that the loss of biodiversity can increase the risk of "extinction cascades", where an initial species loss leads to a domino effect of further extinctions.
Carbon emissions from the Brazilian Amazon are increasingly dominated by forest fires during extreme droughts rather than by emissions from fires directly associated with the deforestation process, according to a study in ...
Dominant male pheasants learn faster than their downtrodden rivals, new research shows.
Pioneering new research could offer a fascinating new insight into how genomic information is read.
Salmon from the chalk streams of southern England are genetically unique, researchers have discovered.
An international team of scientists has developed a strategy to boost people's ability to adapt to climate change, revealed in a new study published in Nature Climate Change.
Organelles are the functional units of a cell. Like different parts of a production line in a factory, they perform specialised functions but depend on and interact with each other.
Animals, including humans, can make surprisingly good decisions just based on the food in their stomach, new research suggests.
Mining on the ocean floor could do irreversible damage to deep-sea ecosystems, says a new study of seabed mining proposals around the world.