Archer fish shown to be first animal known to use water as a tool

Archer fish shown to be first animal known to use water as a tool

A new study of archer fish in Thailand has found an incredible level of accuracy and adaptability in the archer fish's ability to hit...
Study pinpoints ‘blue corridors’ for highly migratory fish

Study pinpoints ‘blue corridors’ for highly migratory fish

New research has pinpointed four high-traffic areas in the Pacific Ocean that should be considered of high priority if conservation efforts focused on large...
University of Cincinnati scientists examine low-cost ways to improve urban streams

University of Cincinnati scientists examine low-cost ways to improve urban streams

Biologists at the University of Cincinnati are studying low-cost ways to improve water quality and wildlife habitat in urban creeks. Like those found in many...
Study shows that insects have basic consciousness

Study shows that insects have basic consciousness

Subjective experience is considered to be a basic and fundamental aspect of human consciousness that presents the world in an egocentric relationship to the...
University of Ottawa researchers create flat magic window with liquid crystals

University of Ottawa researchers create flat magic window with liquid crystals

For the first time, researchers have used liquid crystals to create a flat magic window — a transparent device that produces a hidden image...
Geneticists show human limbs evolved from shark gills

Geneticists show human limbs evolved from shark gills

German anatomist Karl Gegenbaur proposed that human limbs evolved from the same structures as the gill arch of cartilaginous fish in 1878. The theory...
Study: Viable Yeast–Cyanobacterial Hybrids Created

Study: Viable Yeast–Cyanobacterial Hybrids Created

Every plant, animal or other nucleus-containing cell also harbors an array of miniature “organs” that perform essential functions for the cell. In plants, for...
Study examines human moral choice in autonomous vehicles

Study examines human moral choice in autonomous vehicles

Autonomous vehicles that are capable of driving themselves will be tasked in the future with making decisions about the safety of their passengers, other...
Biologists show plants can make decisions about risk

Biologists show plants can make decisions about risk

Plants make decisions about risk in a similar manner to humans and animals despite the fact that the plants have no brain or nervous...
Norman knight with jousting wounds unearthed in Hereford

Norman knight with jousting wounds unearthed in Hereford

New renovations throughout England have revealed an increasing amount of (intriguing) old burial sights of late, including the amazing discovery of a battered Norman...

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