Plants & Animals News
Researchers from North Carolina State University, Indiana University and Wellesley College have characterized the gut microbiome of honey bee queens. This is the first thorough census of the ...
13 hours ago from Phys.org
A team of researchers from 26 institutions around the world has sequenced the Hessian fly genome, shedding light on how the insect creates growth-stunting galls in wheat.
7 hours ago from Phys.org
Norwegian mammals and birds have many different methods of surviving long, intense winter nights. A biologist from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) University Museum ...
14 hours ago from Phys.org
Two gorgeous new species of peacock spiders nicknamed 'Skeletorus' and 'Sparklemuffin' have been discovered in Australia.
11 hours ago from Discovery.com
A recent report of a male black-and-white tegus attempting to mate with a dead female in Brazil raises the question: Why are some animals necrophiliacs?
Fri 27 Feb 15 from National Geographic
Known for their beautiful singing duets, plain wrens of Costa Rica perform precise phrase-by-phrase modifications to the duration between two consecutive phrases, achieving careful coordination ...
Fri 27 Feb 15 from Phys.org
Birds are more important than previously recognized as hosts for Lyme disease-causing bacteria in California, according to a study led by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley.
Wed 25 Feb 15 from Medical Xpress
(AP)—U.S. scientists following endangered killer whales from a research vessel have spotted a newborn orca off the coast of Washington state.
Thu 26 Feb 15 from Phys.org
You won't see a chickadee shoveling out a parking space and claiming it with a folding chair, no matter how good your binoculars are. But birds, too, have to be resourceful when they live in ...
Fri 27 Feb 15 from Discover Magazine
"Mute" cicadas may use the sound of wing impact to communicate, according to a study published February 25, 2015 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Changqing Luo from Northwest A&F University, ...
Wed 25 Feb 15 from Phys.org
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