The country is gearing up to get rid of rats, possums, stoats and other invasive predators by 2050. Is it a pipe dream?
Ecologists fear plan to seal off the U.S. from Mexico would put wildlife at risk
Security expert warns that schools’ “Frankensteined” networks open doors for hackers
Additives to road salt designed to make it more environmentally friendly might still have tradeoffs
Multiple independent gene transfers are now documented to occur in the evolutionary history of eukaryotic life, not just among prokaryotes
Our awareness of our own speech often comes after the words have left our mouth, not before
A study suggests that brain activity, not gut hormones, account for fiber's weight-control action
Researchers may have been focusing on the wrong gene
An industry backlash is expected over the World Health Organization's suggested cut in intake
Bacteria in scent glands give information about hosts' species, sex and reproductive state
A species of flying mammals roosts in megaphone-shaped leaves that amplify their calls from "friends"
Changes in atmospheric pressure are found to reduce mating in beetles, moths and aphids
Direct evidence now shows that gut bacteria play a role in obesity, but the effect depends on a healthy diet
The antimicrobial treatment could help to solve modern bacterial resistance
Mercury pollution in marine animals might be behind a population crash of foxes on a Russian island