Dispatches from the cutting edge of science and technology

The findings could help in better understanding vocal communication amongst primates – including humans.

The creature is a new species of theropod, the group that includes Tyrannosaurus rex and modern-day birds.

What message does naming a building after a scientist associated with eugenics send? And does rechristening that building simply hide the complicated truth?

Researchers say that using pheromone products reduced the number of 'undesirable interactions' between dogs and cats at home.

Researchers used the method to study why flocks of long-tailed tits segregate themselves into different parts of the landscape.

Consumers may have to change their eating habits due to declining fish stocks, according to scientists.

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