Britain’s medieval warhorses were smaller than you think

They’re the stuff of sagas: Warhorses that towered above men in battle, playing a vital role…

Striking fossils of spiders, insects and fish tell the story of Australia’s origins

The arid deserts and shrublands in Australia weren’t always that way, according to a newly discovered…

A perfectly preserved dinosaur egg highlights link to modern birds

Embryonic dinosaur fossils are extremely rare. It is the first time any have shown signs of…

No Way Home: An arachnologist critiques Spider-Man’s powers

Spidey may be a superhero worthy of the Avengers, but are his abilities really within the…

What do dogs dream about?

Researchers have found we’re not so different from our canine companions when it comes to entering…

Did Asian hornets really invade the UK and Europe this year?

Though there were a few sightings of the bugs this year, the species hasn’t yet become…

Here’s why ducklings swim in a row behind mom

Scientists used a mathematical model to understand why ducklings swim in a line  The sight of…

Night vision and artificial intelligence reveal secrets of spider webs

New algorithm allows scientists to document every step of Incy-Wincy’s work. Even people who aren’t fans…

Fearsome Dinosaur That Stalked Australia Was a Timid Plant Eater

A new analysis of fossilized footprints corrects what earlier scientists mistook for a very early carnivore…

This way home: A dog’s magnetic sense of direction

Dogs are known for their navigation skills. As with birds, cats and fish, dogs can find…