Did you know dinosaurs may have gotten high in their day? That's right. New research from the journal Palaeodiversity shows that many enjoyed a psychedelic fungus that came from a grass parasite.
Anew variant of the hemorrhagic disease RHDV on wild rabbits threatens the Iberian lynx.
The Norwegian lemming would rather warn off potential predators with its colorfully bold coat and loud barks than get involved in a serious spat.
Researchers at the University of Hawaii at Manoa have found that heavy rainfall events have become significantly more frequent over the last 50 years in eastern parts of the state.
Scientists at the University of York and The Hull York Medical School (HYMS) have discovered the largest rodent that ever lived--a creature that may have used its front teeth just like an elephant used its tusks.
As scientists work to better understand the brain in individual's with the behavioral health issue, researchers at Monash University and Deakin University have examined new theories about how autism is focused on the way in which the brain combines new information from its senses, along with prior k...
Researchers at University of Southampton have found that a child's early environment right before and after birth could ultimately determine a higher risk of obesity later in life.
Could flame retardants be linked to preterm birth rates? Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch found that maternal exposure to high levels of flame-retardants could be a contributing factor in preterm births. Study results showed that women with higher levels of flame-retardant chemi...
What's beneath the dirt may hold the next gold, at least metaphorically speaking. Scientists believe that the next antibiotic could be buried beneath the soil.
The interbreeding of two malaria mosquito species in the West African country of Mali has resulted in a "super mosquito" that's now resistant to insecticide-treated bed nets.
Researchers at the University of Adelaide in Australia and the Institute of Crop Sciences in the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences in Beijing have identified a specific gene in soybeans that may carry the potential for soybean crop improvement.
Humans aren't the only mammals who like a good glance in the mirror every once in a while. Recent findings published in Current Biology show that our hairier ancestors, the apes, also like to check up on their appearance.