19 Oct 2020
Researchers have taken detailed scans of worker ants to examine the hypothesis that the loss of flight is directly connected to the evolution of strength.
15 Oct 2020
A research team involving three institutions has taken a close look at the genomes of fifteen species in the coral genus, Acropora, to determine if they’re suited to a warmer ocean.
6 Oct 2020
Predicting animal behavior could one day be possible, say researchers, and a new study has made progress in this area by developing a framework based on the motion of a tiny species of worm.
30 Sep 2020
Genetic variants that leave their carrier more susceptible to severe COVID-19 are inherited from Neanderthals, finds a new study published in Nature.
29 Sep 2020
An evolutionary study finds that pteropods, or “wing-footed” sea snails and slugs, have faced acidified oceans in the past – and survived.
18 Sep 2020
Scientists reveal a new area of the brain that could shed light on how we make choices.
16 Sep 2020
Researchers show that a quantum sensor using a single atom can accurately measure the coldest places in the universe.
28 Aug 2020
A study looking at pancreatic beta cells has found a link between a commonly found protein, a subset of switched-off genes and the development of diabetes.