Biology


Drinking 8 Glasses Of Water A Day Is A Myth Per New York Times

Drinking 8 Glasses Of Water A Day Is A Myth Per New York Times

The New York Times' Aaron E. Carroll claims people do not have to drink eight glasses of water daily. Instead, they should...

Aug 25 2015, 6:00am CDT

Corpse Flower Smell Attracts Thousands in Denver Botanic Gardens

Corpse Flower Smell Attracts Thousands in Denver Botanic Gardens

The corpse flower in Denver is an interesting freak of botany....

Aug 24 2015, 7:10am CDT

Sumatran Rhinos Are Now Extinct In the Wild

Sumatran Rhinos Are Now Extinct In the Wild

Sumatran rhinos are declared extinct in Malaysia. The survival of the these rhinos is depending on less than 100 individuals in...

Aug 21 2015, 9:39pm CDT

Investigation Begins for Mysterious Whale Deaths In Alaska

Investigation Begins for Mysterious Whale Deaths In Alaska

Over 30 whales found dead for the past months along the coast line of Alaska with cause of their death unknown....

Aug 21 2015, 9:33am CDT

First Gray Wolf Pack Seen in California

First Gray Wolf Pack Seen in California

The first gray wolf pack is existent in California after a century of absence....

Aug 21 2015, 5:31am CDT

Humans are Unique Super Predators says Study

Humans are Unique Super Predators says Study

The study analysed global data to detail the brutality of human hunting practices and its impact....

Aug 21 2015, 4:43am CDT

Hummingbird Tongue is a High Speed Nectar Pump

Hummingbird Tongue is a High Speed Nectar Pump

New research found that Hummingbirds pump nectar and not just lick it....

Aug 20 2015, 1:50pm CDT

First MERS Vaccine Works on Animals

First MERS Vaccine Works on Animals

Researchers have tested a new synthetic vaccine that can generate antibodies against MERS and build up immunity in animals....

Aug 20 2015, 9:47am CDT

Computers Could Get Built From DNA

Computers Could Get Built From DNA

It is a fact that some time in the far-off future, computers could actually get built from DNA....

Aug 20 2015, 8:00am CDT

Zebrafish Embryos Used to Identify New Diabetes Drugs

Zebrafish Embryos Used to Identify New Diabetes Drugs

Scientists have found that zebrafish embryos may prove suitable for testing new diabetes medicines....

Aug 19 2015, 7:37am CDT

Vaginal Bacteria Cause Premature Birth

Vaginal Bacteria Cause Premature Birth

Researchers found that the deficiency of a certain bacteria leads risks of the preterm birth among women....

Aug 19 2015, 7:17am CDT

Dogs Evolved as Hunters due to Climate Change

Dogs Evolved as Hunters due to Climate Change

A new study conducted on North American dog fossils 40 million years ago indicates climate change turned dogs into predators....

Aug 19 2015, 6:04am CDT

DNA could Replace Hard Drives for Storage

DNA could Replace Hard Drives for Storage

Scientists are trying to determine if DNA could be used to store data....

Aug 18 2015, 5:34am CDT

World’s Oldest Flower Is Probably Found

World’s Oldest Flower Is Probably Found

A new study suggest that "Montsechia Vidalii" can be the mythical "first flower" on earth. The conclusion i...

Aug 17 2015, 10:10pm CDT

Mutilated Rhino Given New Face

Mutilated Rhino Given New Face

The rhino was attacked and disfigured by poachers....

Aug 17 2015, 8:55am CDT

Women Become More Romantic After Eating Food

Women Become More Romantic After a Good Meal

Researchers found that women responded better to romantic cues once they were well-fed instead of being on an empty stomach....

Aug 17 2015, 8:55am CDT

Flying Spaghetti Monster Spotted in Coast of Angola

Flying Spaghetti Monster Spotted in Coast of Angola

The creature was later identified as siphonophore, a group of animals related to jellyfish and corals...

Aug 15 2015, 10:07pm CDT

World's first Digital Map of Seafloor Geology Revealed

World's first Digital Map of Seafloor Geology Revealed

Scientists create the first digital map of the seafloor....

Aug 11 2015, 10:40am CDT

New Tadpole Disease Threatens Frogs Worldwide

New Tadpole Disease Threatens Frogs Worldwide

A highly infectious disease in tadpoles has affected frog populations in six different parts of the world....

Aug 11 2015, 8:10am CDT

Liver Drug could Treat Parkinson's Disease

Liver Drug could Treat Parkinson's Disease

It was found that a drug for the liver could treat Parkinsonian symptoms....

Aug 11 2015, 7:16am CDT

Butterflies Headed for Extinction due to Climate Change

Butterflies Headed for Extinction due to Climate Change

Six species of butterflies in the UK happen to be headed for extinction due to climate change....

Aug 11 2015, 5:52am CDT

Pupil Shape Reveals Whether Animal is Hunter or Hunted

Pupil Shape Reveals Whether an Animal is Hunter or Hunted

Pupil Shape Reveals Whether Animal is Hunter or Hunted...

Aug 8 2015, 6:17am CDT

Brazilian Frogs are More Venomous than Snakes

Brazilian Frogs are More Venomous than Snakes

Certain species of venomous Brazilian frogs are deadlier than those snakes called pit vipers....

Aug 7 2015, 4:36am CDT

Wasps Turn Spiders into Zombies to Build Nests

Wasps Turn Spiders into Zombies to Build Nests

Wasp larvae have a tendency of colonizing spiders. These then become zombies who will build nesting grounds....

Aug 6 2015, 7:43am CDT

Earthworms Digest Leaves due to Drilodefensins

Earthworms Digestion Mystery Solved

Earthworms digest the leaves even if the plants have released toxic materials to deter the herbivores....

Aug 5 2015, 5:52am CDT

Bonobo Babies talk like Human Babies

Bonobo Babies talk like Human Babies

New research says that Bonobo babies use the same communication method as human babies....

Aug 4 2015, 1:32pm CDT

Reproduction in Complex Fractofusus Organism Revealed

Reproduction in Complex Fractofusus Organism Revealed

Studies have shown that the first complex marine organisms reproduced via a joint approach....

Aug 4 2015, 7:09am CDT

Bees Vaccinate Their Babies Naturally

Bees Vaccinate Their Babies Naturally

Bees immunize their young ones via a natural method....

Aug 3 2015, 6:54am CDT

Yono In-Ear Wearable Helps getting Pregnant

Yono In-Ear Wearable Helps getting Pregnant

A new wearable device simplifies measuring ovulation cycles measuring BBT inside the ear....

Aug 3 2015, 6:10am CDT

African Golden Jackal is Actually a Type of Wolf

African Golden Jackal is Actually a Type of Wolf

Scientists have discovered that the African Golden Jackal is actually a type of wolf....

Aug 1 2015, 3:19am CDT

A Deadly Fungus Can Be a Threat for US Salamanders

A Deadly Fungus Can Be a Threat for US Salamanders

Scientists want an immediate ban on salamanders import. Foreign salamanders are carrying a deadly fungus called Bsal...

Aug 1 2015, 3:04am CDT

T.Rex had Serrated Teeth to Tear Away at its Prey

T.Rex had Serrated Teeth to Tear Away at its Prey

The T.Rex, and other dinosaurs, had special teeth to tear away at their prey. The serrated teeth allowed the vicious carnivores...

Jul 29 2015, 7:51am CDT

Ants Cooperatively Transport Large Loads

Study Explains How Ants Cooperatively Transport Large Loads

Scientists have discovered signs of cooperation among ants to haul heavy food items. There are leader ants and there are helper...

Jul 29 2015, 5:30am CDT

Brain-Eating Amoeba Found in New Orleans Water Reserves

Brain-Eating Amoeba Found in New Orleans Water Reserves

Naegleria fowleri also known as brain eating Amoeba discovered in New Orleans water reserves!...

Jul 25 2015, 10:25am CDT

Woolly Mammoths Killed by Climate Change

Woolly Mammoths Killed by Climate Change says Study

New evidence suggests that the woolly mammoth was decimated by climate change of prehistoric times....

Jul 25 2015, 5:21am CDT

World's First Malaria Vaccine Approved by EU

World's First Malaria Vaccine Approved by EU

The world’s first malaria vaccine has finally been developed and furthermore given the green light signal by the EU....

Jul 24 2015, 7:14am CDT

Giant Squid captured on Video

Giant Squid captured on Video

A Russian fisherman had a surprising encounter with a giant squid....

Jul 24 2015, 1:48am CDT

New Dads Gain Weight

New Dads Gain Weight

It is a hard fact of life that most of the dashing males in our society pile on the pounds after fatherhood. That spare tire yo...

Jul 23 2015, 8:58am CDT

Mammals Evolutionary Eruption in Mid-Jurassic Period

Mammals Evolutionary Eruption in Mid-Jurassic Period

Oxford University and Macquarie University researchers have concluded that mid-Jurassic mammals had an explosive evolution comp...

Jul 19 2015, 6:44pm CDT

Mosquitoes Sniff Humans Before Biting

Mosquitoes Sniff Humans Before Biting

Mosquitoes are said to get a whiff of their potential prey before they literally go for the jugular. And then according to rese...

Jul 17 2015, 4:49am CDT