Embryonic sharks can sense electric fields generated by predators and lay still in their egg cases without any movements, reveals a new study.
Three explorers have confirmed the presence of a 9,000-colony of emperor penguins in east Antarctica, reports LiveScience.
A new study has found that emerald cockroach wasp larvae secrete an antimicrobial liquid to prevent their food from spoiling.
Japanese scientists for the first time have captured on film the images of a giant squid, the world's largest invertebrate, in the North Pacific Ocean.
A new study reveals how some fossil birds evolved teeth for a specialized diet.
Researchers from Oxford University have restored the eyesight of blind mice by injecting light-sensing cells into their eyes.
A bidder in Japan has bought a bluefin tuna for a record price of $1.7 million (155m yen) in an auction held at Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market.
Scientists discover the extreme lifestyle of the goby fish that uses the same muscle to eat and climb up against the water flow.
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