Zoology

06 February 2018

Can killer whales talk?

23 January 2018

How the Fiddler Crab gets the girl... or not. Robotic crabs help researchers understand the importance of tempo during...

16 January 2018

DNA reveals the existence of a new, but now-extinct horse

16 January 2018

Salmon increase the speed of their sperm when faced with competitors.

16 January 2018

Mobile phones can identify mosquitoes by recording the sounds of their wingbeats

28 November 2017

We meet the immortal flatworms.

28 November 2017

How do naked mole rats grow so old?

22 November 2017

Macaques change their tool choices as seafood becomes more scarce...

22 November 2017

What have a placenta and a marsupial mammary gland got in common?

31 October 2017

Georgia Mills busts the myth within the old saying "blind as a bat".

26 September 2017

Vanderbilt University’s Ken Catania got his hands on an electric eel, literally, to work out how electric eels deal...

11 September 2017

Mekada fish can recognise each other – but only if their faces are the right way up.

15 August 2017

Goldfish can survive the winter freeze using a genetic trick that allows them to convert lactic acid into alcohol.

25 July 2017

Why aren't the biggest animals always the fastest?

25 July 2017

We reveal the final entry for Marine Month's Critter of the Week.

18 July 2017

Mutations in a single gene can affect whether some bio-luminescent bacteria will make good partners for squid.

11 July 2017

Marine month's special guest feature continues...

11 July 2017

Looking at corals in the dark at the Royal Society Summer Exhibition.

11 July 2017

Could corals migrate to deeper water to survive climate change?

11 July 2017

We go in search of the whale shark.

11 July 2017

Using satellites to track whale shark migration around the world.

04 July 2017

Move over Question of the Week! It's marine month, and there's a new feature in town....

16 May 2017

Is a cat really happy when it's 'got the cream'?

05 January 2017

How do animals choose their leaders?