Researchers at the University of Queensland pain treatment have discovered thousands of new peptide toxins hidden deep within the venom of just one type of Queensland cone snail. With this and other studies, it is their hope that the study of new molecules found in the snail could lead to promising ...
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...
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.
Could a bad night's rest be interfering with your work productivity?
Too much of anything isn't good for you. And it just so turns out, that's even true when it comes to water.
New findings published in Science Advances discuss a way to guide electric discharges and even possibly steer them around obstacles through the use of lasers.
New findings published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B reveal that brain regions for central cognitive processing in social insect species actually shrank over time--the opposite pattern seen with sociality in other vertebrate animals, including mammals, birds and fish.
Scientists have officially predicted this year's Gulf of Mexico "dead zone." According to new research, this hypoxic zone will be approximately 5,438 square miles, or about the size of Connecticut.
New findings published in the latest edition of Social Science Quarterly reveal that where individuals live can ultimately influence their risk of committing suicide. For the study, researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder examined how social climate can indeed be a factor in such a risk.
No, eating human brains doesn't sound like the healthiest idea nor the safest. But it may also be able to save our lives, contrary to previous findings.
Florida health officials are warning residents of a flesh-eating bacteria, known as Vibrio vulnificus. The bacterium lurks in seawater shores and according to the Florida Health Department, it can invade the bloodstream and possibly result in life-threatening illnesses, including symptoms such as fe...