Why can’t robots outrun animals?

Researchers at Simon Fraser University in Canada are examining the remarkable movement capabilities of animals to advance robotics technology.

Wild bird gestures “after you”

New research from the University of Tokyo reveals that Japanese tits utilise wing gestures for complex communication, challenging beliefs on non-verbal cues in non-human species.

New deep-sea worm discovered at methane seep off Costa Rica

Marine biologist Greg Rouse and his team at UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography have identified a new species of deep-sea worm, Pectinereis strickrotti, near Costa Rica, shedding light on the rich biodiversity of methane seep ecosystems.

Change in gene code may explain how human ancestors lost tails

A groundbreaking study led by researchers at NYU Grossman School of Medicine, published in the prestigious journal Nature, unveils a genetic insertion shared by apes and humans but absent in monkeys, shedding light on the evolutionary mystery behind the loss of tails in humans.