Trade in albino body parts is big business in certain countries with the 'going rate' around £75,000.
Scientists have discovered traces of life more than half-a-billion years old that could change the way we think about how all animals evolved on earth.
After grooming, bees still have pollen on body parts that match the position of flower pollen-sacs and stigmas, according to a study published September 6, 2017 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Petra Wester from Heinrich-Heine-University, ...
One white-faced capuchin monkey sticks its fingers deep into the eye sockets of another capuchin it's friends with. A capuchin uses her ally's body parts to whack their common enemy. These behaviors become entrenched in the ...
The orchid family has some 28,000 species – more than double the number of bird species and quadruple the mammal species. As it turns out, they've also been around for a while.
A mummified, ancient, Egyptian cat is among a host of artefacts from the University of Aberdeen museums' collections that have been captured using 3-D imaging software so they can be shared around the world.
Considering how different they look from the outside, it might be surprising that all vertebrates – animals with a backbone – share the same, conserved set of organs. Chickens, fish, human beings – all have hearts, ...
Researchers at Southern Methodist University in Dallas have developed a concise new explanation for the basic mechanics involved in human running.
While most arachnophiles will likely find tiny spider dancers who can "swagger like Jagger" entertaining, it's more than the dance that captures the fascination of one NSF-funded University of Cincinnati researcher.
Under the shadow of Myanmar's famed "Golden Rock" punters haggle for the latest traditional medicine cure—slices of skin from the country's fast disappearing wild elephants sold for a few dollars a square inch.