Tiny Frogs And Water Buffalo Strike Up An Unusual Friendship

Tiny Frogs And Water Buffalo Strike Up An Unusual Friendship

Many of Earth’s creatures have developed some kind of mutualistic interactions with other organisms, from pollinating bees and flowers to clownfish living within sea anemones for protection. Even the bacteria that live in the guts of humans and many other animals. However, there are few interactions between different species odder or less expected than the super-shaggy water…

Some Chimpanzees Are Simply More Compassionate Than Others

Some Chimpanzees Are Simply More Compassionate Than Others

Chimpanzees are not exactly well known for their compassionate nature, with multiple accounts of brutal fights, wars, and infanticide. But while researchers found that the level of what they considered to be empathy ranged from individual to individual, some apes consistently comforted others during almost a decade of study. This suggested to the researchers that these chimps…

Scientists Hope Study Will Make Tomatoes Great Again

Scientists Hope Study Will Make Tomatoes Great Again

Tomatoes bought in the supermarket quite often suck, frankly, their taste often not living up to their plump and juicy appearance. So, a new study, published in the journal Science, mapped out the genetic make-up of hundreds of tomatoes and identified the genes that make them so tasty. This could now be used by farmers or tomato…