Researchers have developed a sugar-water solution that can turn tissues transparent in about three days, without affecting the tissue's shape or structure. They say that the transparent tissue coupled with fluorescence microscopy provided detailed images of mouse brain for their study.
UK researchers are developing treatment options for rhinos injured while poaching.
Children who are given antibiotics during first year of life are at a 40 percent higher risk of developing eczema later, new study reported recently.
The death of individual species is a problem, but so is a lack of new, emerging species, reports a study by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley.
Thousands of fireflies have been spotted in Utah now showing that the glowing insects are establishing large populations even in the west.
Snowflake, the only known albino gorilla, got the way he did via inbreeding, a new study reveals.
Spiders are loners, hunting and living on their own. However there is one species of spider that lives in a colony-like arrangement with other spiders of its kind. A team of researchers has now found how this spider species- Parawixia bistriata- lives in a colony.
Controversial agrichemical company Monsanto announced recently the close of the first-ever "Honey Bee Health Summit" held in an effort, according to the company, to bring together and learn from bee experts from both public and private sectors.
Oceans are good at balancing out the nitrogen cycle. However, a new study has shown that the current changes in nitrogen levels will require many centuries to be fixed.
For the first time, researchers have conducted an analysis of the musculature of a 380 million-year-old armored fish, which has led to a surprising discovery: the fish boasted strong abs.
Sea urchins have already started adapting to the increasing sea-acidification, according to a new study.
Throughout the animal kingdom communication takes different shapes and form. However, humans are essentially the only representatives of the animal order of life that communicate through organized sounds, meanings and gestures on rational basis. There are roughly about 7,000 spoken languages on Earth today.
The first complete chemical analysis of feathers from the Archaeopteryx, a fossil linking dinosaurs and birds, reveals its plumage consisted of a light color with a dark edge and tip rather than all black, as previously believed.
Researchers have now discovered a new corneal layer in the human eye. The discovery could help thousands of people who suffer from diseases that affect the cornea.