Biology

Secret of why jewel scarab beetles look like pure gold, ...

Biology
The secrets of why central-American jewel scarab beetles look like they are made from pure gold, has been uncovered by ...

What makes a mother risk her life to protect her ...

Biology
From birds to mammals, from fish to reptiles, the immediate reaction to an impending threat to the animal itself is ...

Bonobos may be better representation of last common ancestor with ...

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WASHINGTON (April 28, 2017)–A new study examining the muscular system of bonobos provides firsthand evidence that the rare great ape ...

Totally bizarre facts about the star-nosed mole

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A quarter-century of research on the star-nosed mole has unearthed startling insights into the evolution of animal behavior and the ...

The world’s most spoken language is…’Terpene’

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If you’re small, smells are a good way to stand out. A team of researchers led by the Netherlands Institute ...

400 million years of a stable relationship

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ITHACA, NY– Walking through a grassy field or forest take a moment to consider what lies beneath the surface. A ...

Portuguese moth’s mystery solved after 22 years

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An unknown moth, collected from Portugal 22 years ago, has finally been named and placed in the tree of life ...

Saving the Underworld: Clarifying the stygofauna classification for improved conservation

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Inevitably, many habitats, including the particularly vulnerable subterranean ones, will continue being erased from our planet as a result of ...

Chimpanzee feet allow scientists a new grasp on human foot ...

Biology
An investigation into the evolution of human walking by looking at how chimpanzees walk on two legs is the subject ...

Killing off rivals makes for happy families, bacteria study finds

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A grisly method by which bacteria dispatch their distant relatives also creates conditions in which the attackers can thrive, research ...