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Researchers have found that placenta changes could suggest that male offspring are more at risk of heart problems later on in life.
University of Cambridge researchers have found unusual behaviour in Galapagos finches, who are showing signs of fear despite losing their predators over ten years ago: Why?
Here, Louisa Casson from Greenpeace UK explains the ongoing need for significant ocean protection.
Researchers found that consumer markets for soy products have been linked to habitat loss in Brazil, suggesting a threat to biodiversity.
Scientists speak out on why climate change impacts the decline of British butterflies and moths, such as Silver-studded Blue and High Brown Fritillary butterflies.
Turning left, right or going straight: Using elementary navigation decisions to understand brain function
Dr Stanley Heinze, Associate Professor at Lund University’s Department of Biology, underlines his work on neuroscience, notably using elementary navigation decisions to understand brain function.
Dr Sue Carter, Director, Emerita of The Kinsey Institute, argues that emotionally powerful social behaviours are built upon primal functions in her fascinating discussion on peptide pathways to human evolution.
Dominik Littfass, HELCOM Communication Secretary explains the biofouling – the attachment of living organisms to the hull of ships – one of the main vectors of invasions of aquatic ecosystems from alien or non-indigenous species.
Greg Rosenthal of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service details the importance of multiple safeguards systems approaches - when it comes to making pests run a gauntlet to safeguard crops and forests.
Most businesses wouldn't hesitate to give employees time off to mourn the death of a family member or close friend. But what happens if that loved one is a pet? Can they take bereavement leave? Kate Palmer, Director of Advisory, Peninsula Associates, discusses here.
UK Government funding is successfully supporting the protection of elephants - helping local livelihoods, ecosystem function and global biodiversity.
Here, we take a journey into the scientific research behind mental health benefits of pet ownership, specifically, the opinion-dividing cat.
Researchers found out how cancer spread around the world, between sea-faring dogs around 6,000 years ago in Asia.
University of Manchester and University of North Texas scientists identify that an embryonic living heart can be programmed to survive a low oxygen environment in later life.
Michael Gove has announced a new bill to enable tougher prison sentences for the worst animal abusers which will be introduced to Parliament today.
Environment Secretary Michael Gove has today (31 May) created 41 new Marine Conservation Zones, marking an expansion to the UK's ‘Blue Belt’ that is twice the size of England.
More than £5 million has been raised by a HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) taskforce tackling fraudulent dog breeders selling puppies on the black market.
A breakthrough project offering hope for one of the UK’s rarest bumblebees has been launched on the Peak District moors near Sheffield this month, with support from the National Lottery.
Scientists have identified special types of "mindreading" neurons that may allow us to simulate the decision-making processes of others, thereby reconstructing their state of mind and predicting their intentions.
Momoko Takahashi, a Doctoral Student at Northwestern University, explains the complex research of neurotrophin signalling in the nervous system in this report.