A muscle fiber consists of just one cell, but many nuclei. A team has now shown just how varied these nuclei are. The study can help us better understand muscle diseases such as Duchenne muscular dystrophy. ...

In many species all over the animal kingdom, males have eye-catching characteristics. Although often impractical, they are beneficial in finding a mate. Scientists have now mapped the genetic bases of such a male ornament in a fish. ...

Researchers discovered honeybees in Vietnam collect and apply animal dung around hive entrances to deter deadly nest raids by giant hornets. This finding is the first to document the use of tools by honeybees. Researchers found the hornets spent less ...