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

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

Cold-sensing neurons help tell animals when to hibernate

This brings new insight into how mammals and birds survive frigid winters