Being male or female can make a huge difference. Now, scientists have discovered the two ancient genetic components of sex determination in ants.
Scientists have found that periods of high extinction on Earth have been the drivers of the diversification of amniotes, which include today's land vertebrates, such as reptiles, birds, and mammals.
Young common starlings seem to be suffering from an unusual cause of death: drowning. Now, researchers are taking a closer look at what's happening in this puzzling case.
Scientists have managed to cause a species of flatworm to grow heads and characteristics of another species.
Army ants may construct complex bridges from their own bodies in order to create shortcuts through tropical forests.
The Hydra may actually be able to modify its genetic program.
There may be a new method to repair elephant tusks. A new resin is replacing the metal ring typically used to prevent cracks from furthering down an elephant's tusk.
Scientists have learned about a new kind of light communication used by marine animals.
The cuckoo is capable of finding its way from unknown locations. Now, though, researchers have taken a closer look at the cuckoo to better understand migratory birds.
High-speed cameras have caught a certain bird's speedy tap dance in action.
Researchers have sequenced the genomes of two species of small water creatures called acorn worms, and have found that humans may have more in common with them than first thought.