Modern society's "Adam" and "Eve" may have existed more closely in time than previously thought, a pair of new studies suggest.
A team of researchers from McMaster University found evidence of social learning in maggots, a discovery they say could parlay into a better understanding of social learning in humans.
The corpse flower at UC Santa Barbara, Chanel, has bloomed and is spreading a stench throughout the campus, the university said.
After Russian scientists announced the unearthing of an adult female mammoth preserved so well that her muscle tissue still clung to her carcass, talk of cloning her was quick to follow. However, while he doubts that the massive and ancient creature could ever be cloned the same way his team went about cloning the famous sheep Dolly, Ian Wilmut, an emeritus professor at the University of Edinburgh, argues that other possibilities may remain.
A new study conducted by researchers in India has found that spiders have unique personalities.
Male guppies use claws to hook the females so that they don't escape during mating, a new study shows.
Rise in temperatures has led to a jellyfish boom along the British coastline, a new study has found. Researchers are advising people not to touch these fish as they carry a powerful sting.
Eyes are about half-a-billion year old and are certainly older than the brain, according to Professor Trevor Lamb of The Vision Centre and Australian National University.
A graduate student from Kansas University has found a new bird species in central Peru.
Commonly used chemicals in farms of California's Central Valley have accumulated in and affected a native frog species since many decades, researchers said.
The ancient ape did not walk on two legs as was previously believed, a new study reported. Researchers confirm that the two leg walking ability (bipedalism) was exclusively associated with human ancestors.
Polar bear brains have significant levels of PerFluoroAlkyl Substances (PFASs), a kind of environmental toxins that are known to cause cancers and affect reproduction, a new study reported.
A new study has found that plants reduce their seed production even if one of their favorite pollinators disappears. The study shows the complexity of the system.
A group of international researchers has compiled the first atlas of marine plankton, a giant step toward the creation of a comprehensive inventory of marine biota as well as enabling researchers to gain a better understanding of marine biodiversity.