Biology News

Jul 24, 2014 by Sci-News.com

According to University of California San Diego researchers Dr Christine Harris and Dr Caroline Prouvost, dogs feel jealousy too. German Shepherd puppy. Image credit: Marilyn Peddle / CC BY 2.0. It is commonly assumed that jealousy is unique to humans, partially because of the complex cognitions often involved in this emotion. However, some researchers predict that jealousy, at its most basic level, might even exist in other social species, like the...

Jul 23, 2014 by Sci-News.com

The Greater mouse-eared bat (Myotis myotis) is the first mammal that’s known to use polarization patterns in the sky to calibrate an internal magnetic...

Jul 22, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A multinational group of scientists headed by Dr Scott Gardner of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has described four new species of burrowing rodents...

Jul 16, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Scientists led by Dr Vladimir Pešić of the University of Montenegro have discovered a new species of pontarachnid mite in Bajo de Sico – a mesophotic...

Jul 11, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Mycologists at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, have identified three new species of mushrooms contained within a commercial packet of dried Chinese porcini...

Jul 11, 2014 by Sci-News.com

New research led by Prof William Hopkins of Georgia State University and Emory University has found that some cognitive abilities in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)...

Jul 10, 2014 by Sci-News.com

High resolution satellite imagery is a very promising tool to track the distribution and abundance of polar bears, say Dr Seth Stapleton from U.S. Geological...

Jul 10, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Using the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory’s Linac Coherent Light Source – the world’s most powerful X-ray laser, a multinational...

Jul 10, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A team of ichthyologists headed by Dr Stuart Welsh from West Virginia University has described a new species of eel-tailed catfish from the Tully River...