Long seasonal migrations can lower parasite prevalence North American monarch butterflies since the journeys ultimately put a greater distance between uninfected and infected individuals.
Female monarchs have thicker wings that make them sturdier and more efficient fliers than their male counterparts, a key attribute that increases their chances of survival during annual migrations.
Researchers recently discovered a new human ancestor named Homo naledi. It took six tiny women to excavate the fossils from the narrow cave, and we had the chance to talk to one of them.
Embedded in the genetic code of several snake species was DNA that generally controls the development and growth of limbs in other animals.
A University of Georgia researcher has developed new irrigation strategies that help the state's pecan farmers conserve valuable water. Georgia is considered the largest pecan-producing state in the U.S. However, the state only receives an average rainfall of about 127 cm annually.
Deer mate during the fall and move around more, increasesing the risk of life threatening deer-vehicle collisions. To address this increasing problem, researchers from the University of Georgia have developed a map that indicates where and when drivers are at a higher risk of hitting a deer in Georgia. Now researchers from other states are taking note of their methodology.
Going forward, tips on how to hone the health of everyone's favorite carbon-holding matter that we musn't track into the house.
A new planet has been detected by the Gemini Planet Imager, and it is like a younger form of Jupiter, researchers say.