Research: Are smarter animals are bigger troublemakers? —

You have probably encountered a raccoon raiding the trash in your neighborhood, seen a rat scurrying through the subway or tried to shoo...

Research: Fruit flies farm their own probiotics —

The role of bacteria inhabiting our bodies is increasingly recognized as part of our wellbeing. It is in our intestines that the most...
Researchers discover a new type of magnetic event

Researchers discover a new type of magnetic event

Though close to home, the space immediately around Earth is full of hidden secrets and invisible processes. In a new discovery reported in the...
Mount Vesuvius eruption 'turned victim's brain to glass' (Study)

Mount Vesuvius eruption ‘turned victim’s brain to glass’ (Study)

Extreme heat from the Mount Vesuvius eruption in Italy was so immense it turned one victim's brain into glass, a study has suggested. Archaeologists rarely...
The Hypatia stone found in Egypt is of extraterrestrial origin

The Hypatia stone found in Egypt is of extraterrestrial origin

A small extraterrestrial pebble, which was previously discovered in south-west Egypt, continues to baffle scientists as it has been found to contain micro-mineral compounds...

Research: Global invasion routes of the red swamp crayfish, described based on genetics —

A study led by researchers at the Doñana Biological Station of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), in collaboration with institutions in Europe,...

Research: A surprising wealth of novel giant viruses has been found in a soil...

Characterizing the diversity of microbial cells in a handful of soil is so complex it was considered impossible. To date, only a small...

Research: Researchers have found a drug that prevents laminitis in ponies —

QUT Professor Martin Sillence, from QUT's School of Earth, Environmental and Biological Sciences, said a new veterinary drug related to one used to...

Research: Nicotine works inside cells to reinforce addiction —

When a person takes a puff on a cigarette, nicotine floods into the brain, latching onto receptors on the surface of neurons and...

Research: By performing asymmetrical reconstructions of icosahedral viruses with cryo-EM, researchers have uncovered new...

Determining the structure of a virus is an important step in understanding and treating viral disease. For decades, structural biologists have been using...

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