May 15, 2012|
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Covering the life sciences inside and out
April 26, 2012|
A population of neurons in pigeon brains encodes direction, intensity, and polarity of the Earth’s magnetic field.
April 10, 2012|
Social insect soldiers not only protect the colony from insect invasions; some also secrete strong antifungal compounds to kill microscopic enemies.
April 3, 2012|
A new study shows that grooming by ants promotes colony-wide resistance to fungal infections by transferring small amounts of pathogen to nestmates.
March 28, 2012|
House wrens forced to invest extra resources in their offspring produced bigger sons and daughters with stronger immune systems.
March 5, 2012|
Invasive species threaten the most pristine place on Earth.
February 16, 2012|
Fruit flies consume alcohol to kill off parasites.
February 8, 2012|
Scientists use Google Earth to fact check official reports of fish farming in the Mediterranean.