Researchers have analyzed the social networks that link individual birds to each other – a kind of ‘Facebook for birds’.
Astronomers have begun to map the location of the most massive objects in our galaxy – the giant gas clouds where new stars are born.
Scientists have determined the high-resolution atomic structure of a receptor that most strains of HIV use to get into human immune cells.
Wild male orangutans plan their travel direction one day in advance and communicate these plans to other orangutans, according to a study.
A natural component of Australian tarantula venom is more potent against certain insect pests than existing chemical insecticides.
Coal-fired power stations in emerging economies in Asia could be responsible for rising mercury levels in fish, according to researchers.
An international team of researchers have found a crucial pathway for defending the human gut against infection.
A wide range of biologically inspired materials may now be possible by combining protein studies, materials science and RNA sequencing.
Researchers in Australia have found that bees use their antennae as well as their eyes to calculate the best position for swift flight.
Extracts from the kangkong vegetable may have the potential to treat Alzheimer’s disease, says a new study.