Study shows tardigrade proteins slow down human metabolism

Study shows tardigrade proteins slow down human metabolism

Proteins extracted from tardigrade, a microscopic creature also known as "water bear" or "moss piglet," and......

Research: Artificial reefs can mimic real coral reefs

Research: Artificial reefs can mimic real coral reefs

A new study by a team of British scientists, with support from Indonesian counterparts, says that the artificially-created coral......

Why are salmon increasingly spawning in Arctic rivers?

Why are salmon increasingly spawning in Arctic rivers?

Recent research led by the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) has confirmed a phenomenon suspected in existence: salmon are......

Germany moves to impose stricter rules for breeding sausage dogs

Germany moves to impose stricter rules for breeding sausage dogs

Dachshunds, the German dog breed known for their distinctive long bodies and short legs, and also called “sausage......

New lizard species discovered in Laos and Madagascar

New lizard species discovered in Laos and Madagascar

A new dragon lizard species has been added to the wildlife chart in 2023 after its accidental discovery in the Laos province of......

How do ice worms survive in glaciers?

How do ice worms survive in glaciers?

Mesenchytraeus solifugus is the name of a species of ice worms that thrive at temperatures below zero on Pacific Northwest......

WHO: Prepare for Disease X, deadlier than COVID-19

WHO: Prepare for Disease X, deadlier than COVID-19

On 17 January 2024, participants in a panel organized within this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, were......

A species of fungus is capable of turning into carnivorous predator

A species of fungus is capable of turning into carnivorous predator

A fungus species known to feed on decomposing vegetation – primarily dead leaves – has developed a taste for......

As insect populations decrease, wildflowers started pollinating themselves

As insect populations decrease, wildflowers started pollinating themselves

A recent study conducted in the Paris region reveals one coping mechanism adopted by wildflowers in response to the dramatic......

[video] A dolphin with thumbs on flippers spotted near Greece

[video] A dolphin with thumbs on flippers spotted near Greece

A unique dolphin with thumb-like deformities on its flippers has been documented during boat surveys off the Greek coast in July......

Study: Humans have driven to extinction twice as many bird species as previously ...

Study: Humans have driven to extinction twice as many bird species as previously ...

Humans are directly or indirectly responsible for the disappearance of 1,430 bird species on Earth - an astonishing 12% or one in......

Scientists learned how parasitic worms highjack their hosts' free will

Scientists learned how parasitic worms highjack their hosts' free will

After years of study of horsehair worms, which have an extraordinary mind-controlling power over other insects, the scientists......