The discovery of Lisowicia changes our ideas about the latest history of dicynodonts, and also raises more questions about what made them and dinosaurs so large. (read more)
Research shows signalling mechanism in the brain shapes social behaviour, with implications for understanding social hierarchy, bullying and aggression.
Sleep is known to allow animals to re-energise and consolidate memories. Now, scientists have identified a pair of genes that regulate how much REM and non-REM sleep an animal experiences.
A hardwired signal in the brain accounts for young children’s temporary aversion to bestowing physical affection on the opposite sex. It takes at least a decade of marriage to make the phenomenon permanent. Scientists have (read more)