Squirrels look all cute and innocent, but make no mistake. These furry rodents from the Sciuridae family are actually pretty darn smart. And it's even more true for what some may see as an invasive species or commonplace pest--the grey squirrel. In fact, these creatures are actually capable of adapt...
It turns out that brain complexity can evolve before brain size in primates. Scientists have discovered that the brain hidden inside the oldest known Old World Monkey was tiny but remarkably wrinkled.
It turns out that mice that are exposed to cat urine may actually be less likely to escape from cats.
Spiders can actually travel across the water like ships, using their legs as sails and their silk as an anchor.
Climate change may be turning male lizards into females. Scientists have examined Australia's bearded dragon lizards and have found that temperature plays a key role in switching a lizard's sex rapidly from one to another.
Scientists have found that our oceans need an immediate and substantial reduction of anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions, or else we're liable to see far-reaching and potentially irreversible impacts on marine ecosystems.
It turns out that the polar bear's main threat may be global warming.
New findings published in the Journal of Mammalogy reveal where 74 million pet cats spend their time when away from home.
Researchers at the A. N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Russia, discovered that mice exposed to cat urine early on in life were unable to escape from the strong odor of feline predators later on.
To us, a rose smells sweet. But why is this the case? Scientists have now identified a key enzyme, known as RhNUDX1, which plays an important role in producing the flowers' sweet fragrances.
Scientists have conducted the first comprehensive analysis of the woolly mammoth genome and have found extensive genetic changes that allowed mammoths to adapt to life in the arctic.