A colorful, fruit-eating bird with a black mask, pale belly and scarlet breast has been discovered.
Most people think of seafood as either wild or farmed, but in fact both categories may apply to the fish you pick up from your grocery store.
A commercial vaccine for cattle can effectively reduce levels of E. coli by more than 50 percent.
Researchers developed a breakthrough method to hinder unwanted toxins from entering the edible parts of the plant.
An international study predicts the likely impact of ocean acidification on shellfish and other marine organisms living in seas from the tropics to the poles.
A new study of North American songbirds reveals that birds that live with fluctuating weather are more flexible singers.
Predatory beetles can detect the unique alarm signal released by ants that are under attack by parasitic flies.
Salmon conservation shouldn't focus on managing flows in streams and rivers or on preserving only places that currently have strong salmon runs.
Researchers report new evidence that exposure to three types of mold during infancy may have a direct link to asthma development during childhood.
Moths are iconic examples of camouflage. Their wing coloration and patterns are shaped by natural selection to match the patterns of natural substrates, such as a tree bark or leaves, on which the moths rest. But, according to recent findings, the match in the appearance was not all in their invisibility.
When a University of Washington researcher listened to the audio picked up by a recording device that spent a year in the icy waters off the east coast of Greenland, she was stunned at what she heard: whales singing a remarkable variety of songs nearly constantly for five wintertime months.
In a curious evolutionary twist, several species of a commonly studied fruit fly appear to have incorporated genetic material from a virus into their genomes.
To fight off competition for a partner that it is courting, a male mourning cuttlefish transforms the half of its body not facing its would-be paramour to display female markings, while still displaying mating patterns with the side nearest her. This allows it to pretend it is not a rival to another nearby male while still covertly courting.