News file for: Nature
The genome of the Damaraland mole rat provides an insight into the adaptations required for life underground.
Scientists have unraveled the mystery of how hummingbirds detect sugars without sweet-taste receptors—they use modified savory receptors instead.
Study shows that birds prefer red and black over other fruit colors, suggesting that bird preferences may have influenced fruit color evolution.
A study shows that pelicans are particularly susceptible to fishing tackle injuries, forming 59 percent of all birds injured.
The CANAPE model unites genetic and spatial information, providing a more comprehensive understanding of biodiversity.
A genetic analysis reveals that a commonly caught eel-tailed catfish is actually a distinct new species.
Climate change-driven overgrazing of kelp and seagrass in Japanese waters has already led to the collapse of abalone fisheries.
Kangaroo tails are surprisingly powerful, providing as much force as their front and hind legs combined, study shows.
The ‘Bone-house Wasp’ uses the scent of dead ants to deter parasitic invaders, study shows.
Based on bee vision, the aircraft landing system developed by UQ researchers is fully independent of GPS signals that can be blocked or hacked.