New finding suggests muscle tone and wing posture help the insects execute an upside-down backflip, even when anesthetized.
By collecting blowflies and analyzing their gut contents, researchers hope to peek at sites that are difficult or dangerous to access.
Australian scientists measure the gases that two Great Barrier Reef corals emit.
New research method’s validity confirmed by bottom trawls.
The armor might help leafcutter ants defend the valuable fungus they grow for food.
Treatment that eases bipolar symptoms in humans stops risky behavior in infected sticklebacks.
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The animals have evolved an immune system that doesn’t cause as much inflammation.
By mimicking the diabolical ironclad beetles' wing cases, engineers may be able to build stronger joints for applications such as airplanes.
Accidents like the Deepwater Horizon spill may hurt the rays’ ability to hunt.
The subterranean rodents have little use for vision, but their magnetic sense tells them which direction is which.