Songbirds might hold the key to managing our cholesterol levels
Songbirds have lost "bad" cholesterol and some of its associated proteins over time. This makes for plaque-free finch arteries and a hale and healthy heart
How a tiny pet store fish became the center of neuroscience research
The tropical zebrafish is used extensively in genetics, neuroscience, and development labs worldwide
Rare orchid lures in beetle pollinators using deceitful sexual bait
Longhorn beetles deposit sperm in orchids they pollinate, but why?
Escaping through a predator's butt is a common strategy for prey
Some have evolved to just survive, but other species actively seek out being pooped out
New research uses CRISPR gene editing to grow new neurons in diseased brains
Scientists hope the CRISPR-based therapy could treat neurodegenerative disease
Special white blood cells heal our wounds with jolt of energy
These cells, called macrophages, can both cause and alleviate pain
Cold-sensing neurons help tell animals when to hibernate
This brings new insight into how mammals and birds survive frigid winters
On this World Bee Day, we ask: why are bees so fascinating?
Is it their honey or their hive, or is it because they can jive?
Yeah, one fish, two fish, but can fish actually count?
Studying zebrafish could help us unravel the neural circuitry underlying numerical skills