Venomous snakes are scary when they're alive, and now reports say they can still deliver a dangerous bite even after they're dead.
Researchers have determined why some female magpies chicks are significantly more adventuresome than others. It may have a lot to do with the order in which they were laid, according to a new study.
You may not know it, but you are the ultimate moving van for microbial life. Researchers have recently found that it takes a mere 24 hours for microbes to spread from you to your current place of residence, making your new digs just like your old home - at least by microbial standards.
Researchers believe they have successfully mapped every known species that lives the Antarctic ocean, creating an atlas that they hope will make the effects of climate change in the region easier to track.
Zebrafish owe their name to the beautiful striped blue and gold pattern they adorn, and for the first time scientists have gained a deeper understanding of how these fish form their characteristic colors, a new study describes.
The dangerous and highly adaptable food borne illness Listeria monocytogenes is reportedly extremely difficult to treat when treatment is necessary. Now researchers think they have figured out why this is, potentially opening up doors for strategies and treatment options.
Researchers analyzing human, fly and worm genomes have found that they are more similar than you would think, according to a new study.
Spiders get a personality boost from long-term "friendships" with fellow web-weavers, a new study finds.
New research indicates that scale insects may be able to flourish, even among global climate change, and their increased presence threatens to weaken and kill trees.
There are still fish that can crawl on land and breathe our air, but they are still very much fish. Researchers now study them in an attempt to better understand the evolution of life on land.
Experts have uncovered the fossil of what they believe is the oldest known muscled organism, providing invaluable insight into how muscle tissue developed and evolved from primitive life.
Researchers have recently figured out how "brew" major pain-killer ingredients from yeast alone, eliminating a reliance on poppies, which are finicky plants, and far too easily used for other illegal purposes.
Researchers have concluded that the planet can support a lot more plant life than experts once thought, even in its current state, according to a recent study.
A zombie ant fungus "knows" its host, and only releases brain-controlling chemicals when it finds itself attached to its preferred ant species, according to a new study.