Embryonic sharks can sense electric fields generated by predators and lay still in their egg cases without any movements, reveals a new study.
A new study has found that emerald cockroach wasp larvae secrete an antimicrobial liquid to prevent their food from spoiling.
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.
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.
Scientists have found an old gourd with what they believe to be blood stains of French king Louis XVI who was killed in 1793, reports BBC.
Scientists have discovered a strong antibiotic in the blood stream of giant pandas that can help in killing microbes like fungus and bacteria.
Exposure to cosmic radiation during deep space missions to places like Mars can affect the astronaut's brain and accelerate the onset of Alzheimer's disease, suggests a new study.
Botanists have discovered a new cave-dwelling flowering plant species in China that can thrive in low light levels.
A rare Titan arum flower, also known as the "corpse flower," has bloomed for the second time since 2010 in a botanical garden in Southern Brazil.
A 100 million-year-old fossil forest, including large trees and rare insects, has been discovered on the Chatham Islands of New Zealand.
Chronic use of alcohol and marijuana during youth is associated with poorer neural structure, function, and metabolism, as well as worsened neurocognitive abilities into later adolescence and adulthood.
Our eyes may be our window to the world, but how do we make sense of the thousands of images that flood our retinas each day? Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have found that the brain is wired to put in order all the categories of objects and actions that we see. They have created the first interactive map of how the brain organizes these groupings.