Southern dumpling squid engage in up to three hours of mating with each partner, but researchers have found that this results in a reduced ability to swim for up to 30 minutes afterwards.
Neanderthals were more sophisticated than we’d thought previously, with the first evidence that they cooked plants for food and used plants for medicine.
A government-led study in Indonesia has stirred controversy, following its claims that the pyramid-like formations on Mount Padang in West Java are actually ancient manmade structures.
Researchers have identified the key gene that determines the glycemic index of rice, a breakthrough that offers breeders the opportunity to develop rice varieties with different GI levels.
Scientists in Singapore have discovered how bacteria respond to salts in their environment and how these salts can alter the behavior of specialized salt sensor bacterial proteins.
Researchers in China have identified a rice gene that could improve both the quality and yield of the staple crop.
Scientists have detected the first radio emissions from a ‘middleweight’ black hole, also the first of its kind to be discovered.
According to the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), the Markhor, a majestic wild goat species, is making a remarkable comeback in Pakistan as a result of conservation efforts.
Researchers from Australia and China have discovered that recent climate change is causing leaves of some Australian plants to narrow in size
With the growing worldwide incidence of diabetes, a new study has revealed that traditional Aboriginal and Indian Aryuvedic plant extracts show potential for managing the disease.