The remains of the newly described Kupoupou stilwelli — the oldest penguin known with proportions close to its modern relatives — have been found on the geographically remote Chatham Islands.
Bacteria have been found coating drinking water pipes and tanks on the International Space Station (ISS) — but what are the potential risks to human health?
Sperm quality can be improved with a simple diet supplement containing a compound found in cooked tomatoes — a breakthrough that could transform the outlook for men with fertility problems.
The Jet Ball by Phenosys is a novel virtual reality experimental system based on an air cushion-supported spherical treadmill that allows a restrained rodent to navigate in virtual space.
Climate change is outpacing the ability of birds and other species to adapt to their changing environment, according to an international team of scientists.
Scientists have known insects experience something like pain since 2003, but new research has shown that insects also experience chronic pain that lasts long after an initial injury has healed.
The semen of the male sea lamprey contains spermine, a highly specific and potent pheromone, which attracts ready-to-mate female sea lampreys.
Cranberries are highly sought after for their tangy taste and the antioxidants they contain, but a new study provides evidence that they could also help in the fight against antibiotic resistance.
Monitoring blood levels with the prick of a finger could be replaced with just a breath, thanks to a ketone-monitoring device developed at the University of Sydney.
A newly named tyrannosauroid dinosaur — Suskityrannus hazelae — stood less than a metre tall at the hip and was about 2.7 metres in length.
Results from NASA's landmark Twins Study, which studied one twin in spaceflight and one on the ground, have finally been published.
Metabolomics, a study of small molecules — or metabolites — within organisms, cells and tissues, is an important and rapidly growing branch of 'omics'.
Researchers have used a technique called cellular barcoding to tag, track and pinpoint cells responsible for the spread of breast cancer from the main tumour into the blood and other organs.
The relationship between researchers and industry has strengthened, according to the latest National Survey of Research Commercialisation.
An international team of researchers, led by MCRI, have identified a rare genetic brain disorder.