Five things to consider before getting a feline companion

In the words of Sigmund Freud, "time spent with cats is never wasted." It's a view that's shared by the millions of people across the globe who are drawn to the small felines who chose to live with humans thousands of years ...

How birds distinguish where a specific sound is coming from

Nagoya University physiologists have furthered understanding of the bird neural circuitry that allows them to distinguish where a specific sound is coming from. Their findings, published in the journal Science Advances, could ...

Making music from spider webs

Spiders are master builders, expertly weaving strands of silk into intricate 3D webs that serve as the spider's home and hunting ground. If humans could enter the spider's world, they could learn about web construction, arachnid ...

'Fish DJ' tackles fish hearing

A 'Fish DJ' at The University of Queensland has used her knowledge of cool beats to understand brain networks and hearing in baby fish.

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