Articles on Zoology, the branch of biology that is concerned with the animals and animal life, including the study of the structure, physiology, development, development and classification of animals
In the animal kingdom, everything is not as it seems. Individuals of the same species can look very different from each other – what biologists term ‘polymorphism.’
Avian influenza (H5N1), rabies, plague, Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), and more recently swine flu (H1N1) are all examples of diseases that have made the leap from animals to humans.
In what could be a breakthrough in animal breeding, a team of scientists from Germany, Russia and Sweden have discovered a set of genetic regions responsible for animal tameness.
The United States needs a new high-level mechanism to coordinate the currently fragmented framework for confronting new and emerging animal-borne diseases
Dwindling federal funding jeopardizes important animal and biomedical research, together with the institutional research programs that focus on them,
Mice, rabbits, rats, beagles, geese, and other animals all show measurable physiological stress responses to routine laboratory procedures that have been up until now viewed as relatively benign.
Two new expert commentaries spotlight the increasingly violent animal rights attacks and the need for an educated public and engaged research community to ensure the safety of animals and researchers
Fish is the more common source of nutrition in the diet of the common Indian...
New research documents a surprising chemical weapon used by some Amazonian poison frogs
Blue whale discovered singing in New York coastal waters: Cornell’s Bioacoustics Research Program identifies rare whales
For the very first time in New York coastal waters, the voices of singing blue whales have been positively identified.
Animals have their own points where they cross roads and railways. They are called animal crossings and their number is increasing.
The present work aims at separating the influence of biotic and climatic factors in the dynamics of North-American mammal populations of bear, beaver, fisher, fox, lynx, marten, mink, muskrat, otter, wolf and wolverine.
Sniffing dogs help monitor and protect threatened animals in Brazil
In the first experiment to record the electrophysiology of sleep in a wild animal, three-toed sloths carrying miniature electroencephalogram recorders slept 9.63 hours per day—6 hours less than captive sloths did.
Marine invertebrate called sea cucumber resembles vegetable cucumber by not only shape, but also by some metabolites
10 meter long, 25 year old tape worms living in human and animal digestive systems are the subjects for the latest research project at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth
Scientists at the University of California, Santa Cruz, USA, have been comparing limb shape with athletic performance in a range of animals to determine who makes the best athlete
Even early in adulthood, aging begins to slow the mind's growth -- but it does not have to stop it altogether, suggests a Princeton University study on the brains of adult monkeys
The great apes are the smartest of all nonhuman primates, with orangutans and chimpanzees consistently besting monkeys and lemurs on a variety of intelligence tests
The authors analyzed the effect of Ultra Violet radiation on the chromosomal breakage and fecundity of earthworms