When their homes burn, male red-backed fairywrens fail to develop their brilliant plumage.
New research uncovers the cellular basis of fractal patterns in Romanesco and cauliflower.
Many unborn creatures make and receive sounds and vibrations -- getting valuable information on the outside world.
Cells exposed to an inflammatory signaling molecule are quicker to commit suicide -- but speed can lead to mistakes.
Honeybees relay the location of the queen through pheromones.
Artificial "protocells" suggest the complex biochemical mechanisms used by living cells could have originated in simple bubbles.
Australian scientists measure the gases that two Great Barrier Reef corals emit.
New findings suggest fingerprints and sweat work together in "fight or flight" survival responses.
The armor might help leafcutter ants defend the valuable fungus they grow for food.