Researchers exploring ways to put astronauts into stasis, using knowledge gained from mammals, including bears and dwarf lemurs
Birds famed for flights around the planet now stay closer to easy food sources
Identifying the pesticides is vital to ensuring the bees' future survival
The spider was named Dolomedes briangreenei, after famed physicist Brian Greene
I need a person in a painting before I can really care for it
She has been the only member of her species at the centre and has had no contact with male sharks
Seven-month-old Atlas is currently being cared for by staff at the Scottish SPCA centre in Cardonald, Glasgow
A lethal combination of the Varroa mite and the deformed wing virus has resulted in the death of billions of bees
Conservationists hailed the success of the trials as 'absolutely brilliant'
The Society are predicting very unusual results for the 37th annual edition
Study finds they will console one another by grooming when one individual is observed suffering from painful distress
The great naturalist said he had no secret to long life - 'I don’t do any exercise or anything'
As the weather this early January is so vile, I thought by way of consolation I would relay some views on the pleasure of the springtime to come, from an unfamiliar source: George Orwell.
Much of the credit has gone to the French hosts of the conference where the Paris Agreement was signed; but the real architect was President Barack Obama
The strangest looking shark in the world has just been discovered
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