Scientists analyzing a museum specimen of western long-beaked echidna have found evidence suggesting that the mammal has lived for many more years in Australia than it was previously thought.
Bonobos prefer to share food with strangers before sharing with an animal they know well, finds a new study.
Warming climate has forced mountain pine beetles to invade high-elevation trees that are not strong enough to defend and stop them, finds a new study.
A finback whale that washed ashore in Queens' Breezy Point was finally laid to rest in the nearby sand dunes belonging to Gateway National Recreation Area Friday afternoon, reports New York Magazine.
Deforestation in the Amazon rainforest affects the diversity of microbial communities, finds a new study.
Landscapes with more paved roads and constructions are causing a negative impact on ground-nesting bumblebees
A research team led by biogeochemists at the University of California, Riverside has tested a popular hypothesis in paleo-ocean chemistry, and proved it false.
Gecko tail has score lines that helps it to shed its tail and evade a predator attack, finds a new study.
A new study sheds light on the evolution of bats' flight, their resistance to viruses and their long life span.
A researcher has discovered 33 new species of trapdoor spiders, from southwestern United States, that belong to the genus Aptostichus.
The black piranha and the extinct megapiranha have the most powerful bite compared to other carnivorous fish either living or extinct, reveals a new study.
A new study finds that dragonflies have higher-levels of selective thought process when they hunt their prey.
Scientists have identified a new species of mosasaurs that once dwelled in freshwater environments, according to a new study.
A new study suggests that humpback whales are increasingly singing songs outside their traditional breeding grounds.