An international team of researchers from the University of Oxford, the University of Birmingham and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev have found that the way in which people use the internet is closely tied to patterns and rhythms in the natural world.
Preening drives divergent camouflage in feather lice on both micro- and macro-evolutionary timescales
The Brassicaceae plant family boasts a stunning diversity of fruit shapes. But even in this cosmopolitan company the heart-shaped seed pods of the Capsella genus stand out.
Alien species are the main driver of recent extinctions in both animals and plants, according to a new study by UCL researchers.
In the past few decades, a lethal disease has decimated populations of frogs and other amphibians worldwide, even driving some species to extinction. Yet other amphibians resisted the epidemic.
African carnivores face numerous threats from humans. So, it's a fair assumption that the presence of more humans automatically equates to decreases across the board for carnivores.
North Queensland floods could cause 'freshwater bleaching' of GBR
When it comes to the immune system, we usually think about lymphocytes like B and T cells or macrophages going on constant seek-and-destroy missions against invading pathogens like bacteria and viruses. But our immune system actually includes a lesser-known and less-studied first line of defense referred to as "innate immunity".
Global survey of frog skin bacteria reveals microbiome rules of thumb
Many birds respond positively to the warmer climate conditions associated with drought
A newly discovered, diminutive - by T. rex standards - relative of the tyrant king of dinosaurs reveals crucial new information about when and how T. rex came to rule the North American roost.
Try as you might, some events cannot be remembered. Known in psychology as memory blocking, the phenomenon has remained elusive since first described more than half a century ago.
Immense numbers of introduced honey bees overwhelm native pollinators for access to pollen and nectar
Steven Manchester didn't set out to discover Central America's oldest known marine mammal. He was hoping to find fossil plants.