Biology

The scent of a man: What odors do female blackbuck ...

Biology
At Tal Chhapar, a wildlife sanctuary in the heart of the Thar desert, a strange drama is staged twice every ...

Mosquitoes bite when thirsty, too

Biology
  When it’s hot and dry, mosquitoes like nothing more than the refreshing taste of you. Biologists with the University ...

Befriending oneself has benefits, but backup plan recommended

Biology
PULLMAN, Wash.- As weird animals go, the mangrove killifish is in a class of its own. It flourishes in both ...

How much does life weigh?

Biology
From earthworms and sunflowers to human beings, we are all made up of cells, so it’s no surprise that researchers ...

Disease resistance successfully spread from modified to wild mosquitoes

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Using genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes to reduce or prevent the spread of infectious diseases is a new but rapidly expanding ...

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

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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 ...

Biology
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

Biology
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’

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