Whiskers are known to be an integral component of a rats' life, new study found that similar to how humans use their hands and fingers, rats use their whiskers.
Scientists have unearthed what may be the fossilized remains of the world's largest flying bird, in South Carolina.
Changing winds around the Antarctic may be contributing to rising global sea levels. Researchers from Australian National University and the University of New South Wales originally linked these winds to southern Australia's drying climate. However, they now believe that it may also be contributing ...
Scientists have discovered a new gene, called zic-1, that enables stem cells to regrow a head after decapitation in flatworm planarians.
How do hibernating animals beat the winter? A power nap could help.
Researchers have identified a specialized ligament structure that is thought to prevent giraffes' legs from collapsing under their own immense weight.
Scientists have taken a closer look at commercial fishing and have found that it dramatically alters nearby reef ecosystems, disturbing microbes, corals, algae and fish.
Scientists have solved a long-standing mystery concerning the way plants reduce the numbers of their breathing pores in response to rising CO2 levels in the atmosphere.
A German zoo proudly presents its two week male Walrus calf, that is the first ever walrus born at the Hamburg's Hagenbeck Zoo.
Scientists have found that a frog will adopt a different type of hop or jumping style depending on its environment and what species it is.
Scientists have found that the complex eyes of the mantis shrimp are equipped with optics that actually generate ultraviolet (UV) color vision.