An international team led by researchers at Uppsala University (Uppsala University) has identified a special type of genetic mutation in the white horses, which can be traced back to their common ancestor who lived thousands of years ago.
Parents are always doing their best to protect their children. And one of the species of wasp comes to this matter so far that gives your home a parasitic mites, which in turn help in the fight against hostile insects in the hive.
Israeli researchers who grew a sapling from the seed of date palm found in the fortress of Masada (Masada), reported that the age of the seed really is about 2000 years old, and that it can help restore the species of trees biblical times.
Scientists at Michigan State University (Michigan State University, East Lansing, US) led by evolutionary biologist Richard Lenski (Richard Lenski) for the first time in history were able to simulate in the laboratory the process of evolution of living organisms.
Physicists at the University of Munich in Germany and the University of Topeka, Kansas (University Munich, Germany; University of Topeka, Kansas) found strong evidence that snakes can hear through their jaws.
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Researchers studying the echolocation of bats have come to the conclusion that these tiny mammals emit a very loud sound, much louder than the ability to produce any other known science flying creature.
In 1971, a team of researchers carried five pairs of adult Italian lizards from their usual habitats of the island under Kopisty (Pod Kopiste), on the neighboring island Under Marquardt (Pod Mrcaru).
Red ant uses a rather unusual for insects, but very effective strategy of self-defense during the attack of the alien ant colonies.
The most powerful being in the world, Hercules beetle (Dynastes hercules), has the amazing ability to change its color.
Scientists have long debated about the sequence in which the bats have evolved the ability to fly and to use echolocation.
It is known that crocodiles at every opportunity is not averse to a good snack.
Italian researchers have found that a natural agent present in the skin of a frog in a position to suppress drug-resistant strains of bacteria that cause hospital-acquired (nosocomial) infections.
Until now it was thought that the social and cultural development is peculiar to man. But recent research scientists have shown that it applies in relation to the colonies of chimpanzees.
California ground squirrels are using a rather unusual way of masking their own scent from various predators, they chew and smear on his fur discarded rattlesnake skin.
In an era of global warming research scientists, aimed at reducing the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere to attract more public attention.
A student at the University of Bristol (University of Bristol) pointed to the identity of the remains recently found one of the largest carnivorous dinosaurs new species of ancient giant animals.
It turns out that our four-legged friends is not alien to abstract thinking.
Some species of fescue (turf grass) are able to produce their own broad spectrum herbicides that inhibit the growth of surrounding weeds and other plants.
Researchers have developed a highly structural adhesive coating, which is two times more efficient than the conventional smooth adhesive tapes.
Recent studies have shown that plants themselves regulate their population, choosing how to live according to their size and weight. Moreover, this relationship can be seen in all kinds of plants, from single-celled phototrophic to a giant redwood.
Scientists from the University of Delaware have discovered a secret weapon used by a special kind of cane in the wetlands, which is able to quietly and effectively destroy the growing next door "competitors."
Researchers from the University of Oregon have developed a new type of environmentally friendly, harmless to health adhesive derived from natural sources.
Less and less free space remains for African elephants because of the rapid development of the territories of human wildlife.
Scientists from the University of Utah have discovered a strange method of reproduction primitive group of plants sagovnikovyh.
The ozone hole over Antarctica has decreased in size by 30% compared to last year. According to the calculations made by NASA’s satellite Envisat, the annual ozone loss amounted to a maximum of 27.7 million tonnes (previous year - 40 million tonnes).
Researchers concluded that the growth of plants in the world can slow down by the end of this century due to air pollution.
Mushrooms uses hazardous radiation to survive. This unexpected finding could one day help feed astronauts in space - at least those who want to have that kind of mushrooms.
Reefs in the North antlanticheskom Ocean showed to the world the new species of crustaceans and an incredible amount of new forms of life, from squid skin "polka dot", is shaped like a ball for a game of beach volleyball, to a sinister-viper fish with teeth like ice icicles..