Hollywood loves a good monster battle, and where better to turn for inspiration than the animal kingdom? Traits from real animals can provide clues about the fighting prowess of Kong and Godzilla.
Echolocation evolved multiple times in bats over millions of year. Yet the earliest bat ancestors probably didn't have this skill — or if they did, it was likely very primitive.
There are fundamental knowledge gaps around coral in the Great Barrier Reef, including how many species live there and where they're found. Our new study finally starts to fill those gaps.
Global long-term data simply doesn't exist for jellyfish, so scientists struggle to predict, track and mitigate their potential effects.
The conventions used in texting and tweeting are fundamentally altering how people communicate, but many language apps still rely on old-school English-language grammar.