A new study found some dogs learn the name of a new object after hearing it only four times.
Feb. 2, 2021 • ~6 min
The stench was once thought to originate from plants, but scientists have now pin-pointed its true origin.
Jan. 28, 2021 • ~5 min
The government gives its support to a project to use oral contraceptives to control grey squirrels.
Jan. 26, 2021 • ~4 min
This is the first study to link human activity with a change in whale sharks’ life stages.
Jan. 22, 2021 • ~7 min
A toxin unique to spitting cobras means their venom causes more pain than other snakes.
Jan. 21, 2021 • ~7 min
Satellite imagery is being used to count elephants in a breakthrough that could aid conservation.
Jan. 21, 2021 • ~2 min
New study sheds light on how the starfish evolved.
Jan. 20, 2021 • ~6 min
COVID-19 has been found in pets, zoo animals and in a wild mink in Utah. Monitoring wildlife for COVID-19 is important for animals and humans, both of whom face risks from a jumping virus.
Jan. 19, 2021 • ~8 min
Even the most mutually-beneficial evolutionary relationship can turn sour.
Jan. 19, 2021 • ~7 min
The electric predators work in groups to herd and "zap" their prey in unison, scientists shocked to discover.
Jan. 14, 2021 • ~3 min