The armor might help leafcutter ants defend the valuable fungus they grow for food.
Treatment that eases bipolar symptoms in humans stops risky behavior in infected sticklebacks.
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The animals have evolved an immune system that doesn’t cause as much inflammation.
By mimicking the diabolical ironclad beetles' wing cases, engineers may be able to build stronger joints for applications such as airplanes.
Accidents like the Deepwater Horizon spill may hurt the rays’ ability to hunt.
The subterranean rodents have little use for vision, but their magnetic sense tells them which direction is which.
Separate subspecies of the fork-tailed flycatcher make different trill sounds with their wing feathers.
The bright flowerlike symmetry of Australia’s northern jeweled orb-web spider lures in hungry prey.
The animals' bodies contained pollutants not found in dolphins before.