You can thank the rooster for waking up thousands throughout the years. These animals are famous for crowing right at the break of day. Yet which rooster starts of the sound?
New findings published in The Auk: Ornithological Advances reveal that certain animal populations on islands tend to develop weird traits over time. However, one pattern is relatively understudied-otherwise known as a tendency in which certain animal populations develop "melanism," or dark or black ...
New findings published in PLOS ONE examine the ongoing danger to the harbor porpoises (Phocoena phocoena), who are struggling to successfully reproduce as a result of chemical pollutants lurking in European waters.
Chances are, you've probably never seen or heard of hair ice-a white, candy-like floss that adorns the rotten branches of certain trees in humid winters. Researchers were quite puzzled by the crystallized fine, silky ice that makes up this rather peculiar piece of nature. Yet now, a team of scientis...
New findings published in the journal Animal Behavior show that for wild banded mongooses in Uganda, they're either cooperative or quite selfish in life.
Researchers at the University of Southampton in England are working on the development of a vaccine to save the Tasmanian devil from a rare infectious cancer that is threatening to wipe out remaining populations, known as Devil Facial Tumor Disease.
New findings published in the open-access journal PhytoKeys discuss the discovery of two new tropical plant species from the Hoya genus.
Ever tire of the maze that is city traffic?
New findings published in the journal Global Ecology and Biogeography examine a worldwide study on animals and the seeds they eat, including a long-held assumption that still holds true: larger animals mainly stick to larger seeds. But just what does this mean for the environment?
Did you know proteins can be removed from surfaces by simply exposing them to light and a reusable titania template?
Birds are quite an intelligent group of endothermic vertebrates. Their lightweight but strong skeletal structure gives them the opportunity to clearly navigate the skies and look for potential food on the ground. Yet did you know they are also capable of learning another language?