A time-honoured theory into why conditions on Earth have remained stable enough for life to evolve over billions of years has been given a new, innovative twist.
Giving people information about how much gas or electricity their neighbours use encourages them to use less energy, research shows.
Pheasants that more strongly favoured one foot over the other die younger than those that don't, new research suggests.
A new bacterial strain will be named after Cornwall following its identification from a skin infection.
Global warming will cause peatlands to absorb more carbon—but the effect will weaken as warming increases, new research suggests.
A study of a songbird and a bacterium that infects it has revealed how species in conflict evolve in response to each other.
The pecking order of garden birds is determined by their size and weight, new research shows.
Dolphins learn tricks from each other in the wild, new research shows.
Scientists have discovered that beluga whales and narwhals go through the menopause—taking the total number of species known to experience this to five.
New insights into the evolution and eventual disappearance of Portus Pisanus, the lost harbour of Pisa, have been revealed.