News file for: Nature
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.
Micro-organisms colonizing small pieces of plastic waste in the ocean might be breaking them down, but could also have negative effects such as plastic ingestion and ecosystem disruption.
A study of spider predation around the world shows that several spiders prey on fish to supplement their diet of insects, sometimes even fish 4.5 times their body weight.