Biologists have found that the Asian ladybug conquer Europe and North America managed with the help of parasitic fungi. Insect infect their competitors, while remaining intact.
Biologists have decoded the genome of carnivorous plants and found it junk DNA, which, as previously thought, regulates the genes of multicellular organisms.
Global warming may lead to the fact that approximately one-third of land-based animals, and more than half of the different plant species may disappear or be at risk of a significant reduction in the number, according to new data.
Tinkerbella nana - a new kind of small flying fairy flies with thin fringe fringed wings, named after the fairy Tinker Bell from "Peter Pan," the scientists struck their microscopic size.
Paleontologists have found that predatory dinosaurs of the Cretaceous know how to swim. This is indicated by traces of their claws, preserved at the bottom of an ancient river.
The fisherman who caught in the waters of the Florida Keys in the south-eastern United States shark, found inside the embryo with two heads.
Usually, in the nature of an individual are divided by gender into two floors, with the exception of hermaphrodites, and some of the features of some of reproduction in living beings.
American and British zoologists have discovered a new type of caecilians that feed their pups own skin.
Poisonous puffer fish, which belongs to the family of blowfish, first discovered in the Adriatic Sea, according to the Croatian edition of the Slobodna Dalmacija.
Scientists from the University of New South Wales (UNYUE) reported the successful creation of a living embryo animal that died three decades ago. This breakthrough may in the future allow to restore the population of extinct species.
Primitive protoptitsy fly, using not two, but four wings.The lower pair of wings in their descendants eventually disappeared.
Giant African rats have extraordinary ability in the detection of deadly mines, helping them to clean large areas.
A new species of lake monster has been found in the depths of Lake Tahoe.
Biologists have found that a significant distance from the brain of tadpoles does not preclude a partial recovery of the transplanted eyes.
In the scorching desert almost no trees, in the shadow of which could shelter from the scorching sun. But that does not stop finch build huge nests in which they live swarms.
Caught in the Gulf of Mexico, the representative of crustaceans, which were brought to Japan in September 2007, reaching a length of 29 cm and weighs 1 kg.
Professional photographer of nature created a gallery of pictures which depict the chimpanzee, expressing different kinds of emotions.
Frightened by parasitic wasps, flies, fruit flies prefer to lay eggs in fruit containing alcohol. In this way they provide their offspring protection against infection.
Scientists have discovered the ability of bumblebees Bombus terrestris feel the electric field of flowers. This feeling helps insects find nectar. Summary of the paper published in the journal Science, lead NatureNews.
Biologists have found that antidepressants that fall from the waste water in lakes and rivers, changing significantly the behavior of their inhabitants - snappers begin to behave under the influence of these substances antisocial and aggressive.
A new endemic species of owls that live on the island of Lombok in Indonesia, was first described by ornithologists, who were attracted unusual attention to the cries of territorial birds.
Scientists surprised by the unique ability of sea slug Chromodoris reticulata rid of reproductive organ, and then grow a new one for use in the next mating.
Scientists have discovered a new species of fish in the waters of New Zealand near the Kermadec Islands at a depth of over 9,000 meters.
Generally, all fish in the shoal have roughly the same dimensions.
Scientists in Japan have found that squid, jumping out of the water, able to cover a distance of 30 meters. A team of researchers from the University of Hokkaido was able to capture this discovery in the photo, as reported by local media.
For some modern reptiles typical of a live birth, some remained in transition: the embryo develops inside their eggs, but the egg is in the body of the mother.
Everyone knows that owls easily and naturally turning his head in all directions, like the head on their hinges.
Snails have an uncanny ability to slow down the aging process during hibernation.
Scientists from the Indian Institute of Fundamental Research claim that they were able to solve the mystery of the movement of all living organisms.
Experiments have shown that primates more ethical and honest than humans: chimpanzees have a sense of justice and can be a brother to share food with neighbors.
Red fire ant Solenopsis invicta - the most dangerous representatives of the ant family.
Science knows more than 1 million different species of insects.
The results of research scientists from the School of Biological Sciences at Queen’s University in Belfast were unexpected and probably in the future will play a role in the volumes of natural shellfish.
Until recently, it was assumed that the life of animals is only a series of instincts and reflexes.
UCLA scientists managed to find out the mechanism of growth in the teeth crustacean shellfish Cryptochiton stelleri magnetite crystals.
Bizarre sea creature found on the beach a resident of Kent, vacationing there with the child. It turned out to sea mouse - kind of sea worm that inhabits the depth of 2 meters below the sea surface. She was washed ashore during a storm.
Recently, there are increasing data showing that simulate the mental state of others capable of not only people, but also many animals, such as dogs, chimps, and now the corvids.
A fascinating journey of two Australians Bryan Williams and Ellie Waag in South America, over a nightmare when they found themselves under the skin at the growing carnivorous worms.
Experts from the University of Zurich have analyzed how to "talk" striped mongoose and came to the conclusion that these animals are used for communication monosyllabic cries formed a combination of consonants and vowels, as well as in humans.
The film crew of Japanese television NHK together with the crew of TV channel Discovery Channel were the first to videotape gigantic squid swimming in its natural habitat in the depths of the ocean, according to Japanese media.