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Scientists find 11 fish species that could walk on land

A team of U.S. National Science Foundation-funded scientists has identified at least 11 species of fish suspected to have land-walking abilities. The findings are based...

Scientists identify five types of cat owners

Cat owners fall into five categories in terms of their attitudes to their pets' roaming and hunting, according to a new study. University of Exeter...

Scientists find new truth about COVID-19 infection and why the disease impacts people differently

In a new study, researchers are searching for how the SARS-CoV-2 virus infects the lungs – and they’re challenging what has become an accepted...

New study reveals the world’s richest island for plants: New Guinea

Imagine if there were, say, 600 species of giraffes: some the size of a shrew, some three stories tall, some with purple spots. Of course,...

Scientists discover secret behind Earth’s biodiversity hotspots

Researchers have discovered why the tropics and a handful of other areas across the globe have become the most biodiverse places on the planet. The...

Why disrupted sleep linked to chronic inflammation, hardened arteries

In a new study, researchers found why disrupted sleep linked to chronic inflammation, hardened arteries. The research was conducted by a team at the University...

Scientists unlock genetic secrets of wine growers’ worst enemy

Following a decade-long effort, scientists have mapped out the genome of an aphid-like pest capable of decimating vineyards. In so doing, they have discovered how...

Deep sea microbes dormant for 100 million years are hungry and ready to multiply

For decades, scientists have gathered ancient sediment samples from below the seafloor to better understand past climates, plate tectonics and the deep marine ecosystem. In...

Scientists achieve first complete assembly of human X chromosome

The first end-to-end completely gapless DNA sequence of a human chromosome is a major milestone for genomics research. Although the current human reference genome is...

Scientists may have found one path to a longer life

Research in lab models shows the drug mifepristone may counter negative effects experienced by females after mating. The results could lead to extending lifespan...

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