Want a bigger brain? Try munching on some "tasty" bugs.
Just like humans, chimpanzees, too, like to spruce up their style. A recent study published in the journal Animal Cognition found that chimpanzees also like to keep up with the latest fashion trends going around.
Don't let them fool you. Plants have feelings, too. And a recent study by researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia found that when they sense fear, they work harder to rid themselves of potential threats.
Scorpions like to warm up before the chase. Now, Israeli scientists have discovered that before going on a hunt, these anthropods like to heat up on a special platform.
Climate change may be causing salamanders to shrink. According to researchers at Clemson University, they found that warming environments could be the reason.
A recent study published in the American Journal of Public Health found that people in hotter, more humid climates are more prone to obesity. Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin blame warmer temperatures for an increase in sedentary behaviors that promote weight gain.
Everyone likes to mix up their musical preferences once in a while--except chimps. They always prefer listening to the rich, polyrhythmic pulse of African drums or Indian folk, according to a recent study published by the American Psychological Association.
A recent analysis conducted by the federal Southeast Regional Climate Center at the University of North Carolina found that tornadoes may be more common in Florida, along with other parts of the Southeast.
Throughout the history of evolution, the most dominant creatures have worked to survive, oftentimes, preying on smaller and weaker animals. Of course, that's not always the case in rare circumstances. And science shows that's certainly true for the Zodarion cyrenaicum spider: a tiny, solitary anthro...
The National Science Foundation has awarded Boston College with a two-year, $200,000 grant that will allow Professor G. Michael Barnett and undergraduate researchers to use technology for disseminating pertinent environmental data to the public.
Scientists have discovered a new, earth-friendly method that can dramatically reduce the amount of energy it takes to bleach cotton while at the same time improving the quality of the material.