The Natural World

Stay updated on studies uncovering the intricacies of wildlife and the natural world. Discover groundbreaking research, conservation efforts, and emerging technologies and foster a deeper understanding of wildlife, nature, and scientific progress.

Pandas use scent, feces as form of social networking - study

Pandas are big users of social media, according to a recent scientific study. Scent-marking trees serve as a panda version of Facebook.

A surprising swarm of jellyfish has reached the Haifa shores in winter

Jellyfish have been thought only to be a summer phenomenon, however, a surprising appearance of jellyfish in December has raised new questions.

Ancient Egyptian baboons had a surprising diet - study

There are five species of baboons, all of them live in Africa or Arabia.

Sandpaper-like shark skin is unique and may have medical uses for human wounds and burns - study

Sharks differ from other fish in their amazing ability to heal from wounds, according to reports of sharks recovering from injuries sustained in the wild.

AI program can predict earthquakes a week in advance - study

Predicting earthquakes is notoriously difficult, with thousands of preventable deaths as a result

Prehistoric cosmic airburst over Syria led way for agriculture in the Levant

The explosion and subsequent environmental changes forced hunter-gatherers in the prehistoric settlement to adopt agricultural practices to boost their chances for survival.

Electric blue species of Tarantula found among Thailand's mangrove trees

The blue coloration on the spider's back and legs is exceptionally unique, the color blue otherwise being almost unseen in nature.

Monkeys raise a stink in response to human noise pollution - study

The pied tamarin has an extremely narrow geographic range in central Brazil, much of which now lies within the city of Manaus.

Are our decisions made automatically in the brain? - study

A new study puts a decades-old theory into practice, showing how rewards, and the likelihood of receiving those awards, affect choice-making.

Dinosaur feathers were more similar to those we recognize than previously assumed - study

Proteins were discovered in fossilized feathers which were previously believed to only be present in modern animals.

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