A team of British scientists has discovered that the insect-eating bats have a "flexible social system."
A researcher from Australia claims that the rates of animal extinction are overestimated.
Proposed changes to the upcoming fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) will affect the criteria used to assess alcohol problems. One change would collapse the two diagnoses of alcohol abuse (AA) and alcohol dependence (AD) into a single diagnosis called alcohol use disorder (AUD). A second change would remove "legal problems," and a third would add a criterion of "craving." A study of the potential consequences of these changes has found they are unlikely to significantly change the prevalence of diagnoses.
A study conducted at the University of Granada has demonstrated that men like female thinness more than women and they find female overweight more unpleasant than women.
A population of rare orb weaver spiders was discovered in tombs at the famous Highgate Cemetery in London.
The discovery of the fossilized remains of a bird-like dinosaur offers new clues on bird evolution.
There were more small meat-eating dinosaurs in western Canada and the United States than previously thought.
A new study sheds light on why some wolves evolved into man's best friend - dogs.
Archeologists have unearthed fossils of a previously unknown fox species in South Africa.
Monogamous owl monkeys produce 25 percent more children than those having more than one partner.
Disturbed habitats are causing increased stress levels and resulting in poor diets for monkeys.
A colorful new lizard species has been discovered in southern Vietnam.
A new study sheds light on why dogs can be tamed, but not wolves; even if they are genetically closer to each other.
A new species of lizard has been discovered in the north-western forests of Madagascar.