Fish are losing their survival instinct -- even becoming attracted to the smell of their predators -- as the world's oceans become more acidic because of climate change, new research said on Monday.
A genetic association has been discovered with facial asymmetry in an ancient cavefish and facial asymmetries in humans. Researchers hope to understand why genes behave differently on the right versus the left sides of the human face.
Scientists are trying to understand why, in the spring, jellyfish emerge in the sea in high numbers. The effect has been described as "blooming like flowers." A biochemical trigger is thought to play a part.
A simple case of cause and effect may be why the world's coral reefs have been trending towards decline. According to a new study, the killing of too many sharks is also killing the population of herbivorous fish that keep reefs healthy.