Ming, the oldest creature ever to have been discovered, was actually 102 years older than thought, bringing it’s total age to 507.
The WWF reported yesterday that one of the most endangered mammals on the planet had been photographed in a Vietnamese forest.
A new species of giant, carnivorous platypus has been discovered in a region of outback Queensland, Australia.
A biologist studying big cats in Nicaragua is using designer cologne to draw Jaguars to his photo traps. Two ingredients, vanilla extract and civetone, may be what’s attracting them.
Chinese researchers have found that the effects of certain beverages, including Sprite, can alter the enzyme activity that breaks down the chemicals that are responsible for hangovers.
A 10-year, £1 billion (€1.2 billion/$1.6 billion) project to completely revolutionize the way we understand and interpret the human brain began today in Switzerland.
Scientists have managed to find a way to activate head regeneration in a species of flatworm that usually has no regenerative abilities.
At the end of the last ice age, part of the Pacific ocean suddenly saw a burst of biological activity. Strangely, and as suddenly as it started, the activity suddenly stopped just a few hundred years later. Now scientists know why.
A study has found that many vertebrates are evolving too slowly to keep up with the changes to the environment expected over the next 100 years due to climate change.
A process called CO2 fertilization has helped arid regions around the world grow more green foliage over the past three decades.
Catherine La Farge from the University of Alberta has been studying the exposed ground left behind from receding glaciers. She is the curator of the Cryptogamic Herbarium and has overturned the long held belief that any plants emerging from under a glacier will be long since dead. Previously, it was assumed that any new plant