Some mountain gorilla females linger into adulthood in the group into which they were born. In the process they also remain in the company of their father, who is often their group's dominant male. To curb inbreeding, though, ...
Lemur girls behave more like the guys, thanks to a little testosterone, according to a new study.
Dogs are regarded as more tolerant and less aggressive compared to their ancestors, the wolves. Researchers from the Messerli Research Institute at the Vetmeduni Vienna question this image. They show in a recent study that ...
The European Union charged Google on Wednesday with abusing its overwhelming dominance in Internet searches and opened a probe into its Android mobile system, massively raising the stakes in the five-year antitrust battle.
Males that mate more often are more insecure about their social status than those mating less, according to new research on the behaviour of burying beetles.
One of the first studies to map the impact of deforestation on biodiversity across entire regions of the Amazon has found a clear 'threshold' for forest cover below which species loss becomes more rapid and widespread.
When it comes to weathering the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, male macaques get by with a little help from their fellow dudes, according to new research.
Previous research has shown that infanticide by males is widespread in many mammal species, but most commonly occurs in those species where females live in social groups dominated by one or a few males.
How many of us have seen, much to its owner consternation, a misguided pet urinating at the corner of a room marking its territory to repel rivals and attract females? Well, apparently fish do the same.
The European Union's competition authority has rejected yet another offer from Google to settle a case that claims the company abuses its dominant position in Internet searches, once again extending the four-year-old anti-trust ...