Why are thousands of dummy caterpillars scattered around the world?
The question of what the Tully monster is remains up in the air.
Sleep is a mysterious aspect of human lives. A team of scientists has discovered that the brain shrinks during sleep, but it does no harm.
Can you "read" what she's saying? Google DeepMind's newest AI endeavor can. A new project by DeepMind and the University of Oxford has created a lip-reading system that can send the best professionals with a run for their money.
In a new study, published in the journal Animal Behaviour, scientists from the University of Oxford discovered that when a duck gathers visual information with one eye, that short-term information is not available when the other eye controls behavior. How did they find out? By observing how newly hatched ducklings that are shown a substitute mother object with only one eye do not recognize it when they have only the other eye available.
A new method developed by researchers has resulted in their recent discovery of a helium gas field located in Tanzania, Africa.
A new study from the University of Oxford revealed that the further turtle doves and reed warblers traveled, the more new neurons they had in their brain. Interestingly, however, researchers found the neurons are utilized for different purposes.
While it's long been thought that sudden volcano eruptions happen because the magma below the mountain was collecting energy over decades or hundreds of years, a new study says things happen over a much shorter period.
Recent camera trappings in a national park in Ethiopia reveal a hidden population of up to 200 lions. Researchers say this could be promising for the currently vulnerable species.
Female elephants are the matriarchs of their social groups. Researchers discovered that when a female elephant is killed by a poacher, their daughter readily steps in to fill her shoes. This suggests the animals have an unwavering resilience to pressure by humans.
A recent study by the University of Oxford looked at these seabirds, which sometimes dive deep into waves to grab the same fish dolphins are seeking. Numbering at about 340,000-410,000 pairs worldwide, they're considered a conservation priority.
Have you ever wondered how birds decide who will lead their flock when flying in V formations? It turns out this traveling behavior is largely determined by speed.
While it's long been known that singalongs get people flushed and comfortable together, new research shows that there are several other activities that singing beats for gathering a group together.
Animals' poop plays a key role in keeping the planet fertile. However, when large animals go extinct the natural cycling of nutrients from deep ocean waters to high mountainous areas is significantly reduced, researchers revealed in a new study.