Forget the bows and curtsies. Worker termites shake in the presence of their queens and kings. New research explains how these workers smell a royal
Bacteria and Archaea must have evolved from the putative Last Universal Common Ancestor (LUCA). One hypothesis is that this happened because the cell membrane in
Researchers analyzed the evolution of 155 Island South East Asian and Pacific societies to determine that, rather than intensification of agriculture leading to social stratification,
In the summer of 2010-2011 Western Australia experienced an unprecedented marine heat wave that elevated water temperatures 2-4°C above average for more than 2 months.
One family of genes allows cells to adapt to daily changes in environmental conditions by adjusting their internal ‘body clock,’ the circadian clock responsible for
An analysis of 115,000-year-old bone tools discovered in China suggests that the toolmaking techniques mastered by prehistoric humans there were more sophisticated than previously thought.
Scientists have discovered a human antibody that protected mice from infection with the deadliest malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum. The research findings provide the basis for
Earliest evidence that Mayas raised and traded dogs and other animals — probably for ceremonies — from Ceibal, Guatemala. Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
Given the chance to play Robin Hood, most Americans show little interest in taking from the rich and giving to the poor. A new study
LSD reduces the borders between the experience of our own self and others, and thereby affects social interactions. Researchers have now found that the serotonin