Young zebra finches are intrinsically biased to learn certain patterns of sound over others—and these patterns mirror the ones humans use, experiments show.
Granular flows—grains of sand and dust slipping downhill—may have caused the “dark steaks” on Mars, which had been considered evidence for flowing water on the red planet.
Researchers have found a gene in the plant Arabidopsis that could protect soybeans from diseases, like sudden death syndrome, that plague the plant.
Researchers have created a new program to help a dolphin in captivity named Moonshine feel more comfortable.
A leaf-eating tortoise beetle has a symbiotic relationship with bacteria living inside its body that allows the insect to digest pectin, part of a plant’s cell other animals can’t break down.