Tilly Edinger was the first person to apply a deep-time perspective into different species' brain evolution. She did this by focusing on the hollow space within a dead animal's skull.
The discovery that gentoo penguins are actually four distinct species has important implications for their conservation.
New research shows how tamarin monkeys transfer new types of food to their young.
The three-toed skink can give birth to live young and lay eggs in the same pregnancy. What can this little critter teach us about the evolution of live birth?
Relax, snakes aren't out to get you.
Whiskers are not just ordinary hairs. They are thicker and go deeper into the tiger's skin and send messages to its brain about what is happening in the world around it.
Understanding geckos' movements could lead to better robots.
An internet-breaking 6'4" steer isn't the only animal to reach gigantic proportions.
An Australian steer named Knickers broke the internet this week. The heavyweight Holstein-Friesian weighs as much as a small car, but genetically speaking he's within the normal range (just).
Researcher suggests obese dogs are more sensitive to rewards but there could be another explanation.
New research shows green-blooded skinks have evolved multiple times, which could help lead to explanation as to why.
An animal behaviour expert gives his view on finding that a killer whale can copy the sound 'hello'.
A new study raises concerns about raw meat based dog food, but not for the reasons you think.
Jellyfish have a lot more going for them than blobby bodies and a sting.
There's plenty of evidence that even fish have feelings.
New research suggests Dolly's cloning process didn't create health problems.
It's no surprise sheep can recognise people – their intelligence is often overlooked.
Over 20 cephalopods crawled on to New Quay beach. What was going on?
The short answer is no. But worms can use different parts of their body to do some of the jobs that our tongues do - like tasting and crushing food.
It can be easy to tell how dogs are feeling but new evidence suggests they're also trying to communicate.