A new study has found that pigeons are capable of making logical decisions using problem-solving skills.
Honey bees learn to go about foraging by understanding the landscape and orienting themselves in relation to the sun. A new research has shown that a certain gene in the brain of the bees is associated with their ability to navigate around unfamiliar surroundings
Copper and copper alloys are capable of destroying the highly-infectious norovirus, according to researchers at the University of Southampton.
Children of parents who live long are less likely than others to develop cancer, according to a new study.
The ice caps in Antarctica were formed some 33.6 million years ago, during the Oligocene epoch, a new study found.
Researchers from Canada have been able to revive plants that were entombed during the Little Ice Age that occurred around 400 years ago.
For years, scientists have warned regarding the rapid extinction of the world’s species; however, according to the head of a new global organization, even domesticated plants and animals are facing a decline in biodiversity - a phenomenon that, according to a press release, “constitutes a fundamental threat to the well-being and even the survival of humankind.”
A disease that affects horses in hot countries could arrive in Europe and spread among the horses bred in the colder countries, a new study from University of Cambridge has found. Global warming along with import of fresh produce from affected regions could bring the disease to UK.
You are sitting on your couch flipping through TV channels trying to decide whether to stay put or get up for a snack.
A surprising friendship between an insect-eating pitcher plant and ants that live on them shows the two teaming up against mosquito larvae in order to keep them from stealing all the plant’s nutrients.
Frogs and toads are fast disappearing across the U.S., says a new study by the U.S. Geological Survey. Researchers estimate that at the current rate of extinction, most amphibians will vanish from half of their habitats in about two decades.
Researchers have now found a way to use lipids from grapefruits to deliver drugs that fight cancer.
Fire ants may finally have something besides their nasty bite to contribute to this world, according to researchers at Georgia Tech who believe their discoveries regarding the creature’s tunneling behaviors may one day be applied to tunneling robotics.