Scientists hope a new malaria vaccine will prevent some of the 200 million yearly cases of the deadly illness.
Mistletoe lacks genes found in all other plants and animals.
As temperatures rise due to global warming, leafhoppers are spreading their campaign of terror on plants.
The oxpecker and the rhino make quite the odd couple but they need each other.
Invasive species constitute the second biggest danger facing the world's biodiversity.
This feat of collective mimicry is a testament to just how clever evolution can be.
One theories suggests there may be more to spicy foods than added flavor.
Imagine that you're an insect, and that you've fallen ill because some bacteria or parasites have invaded your body. What do you do?
Nature can sometimes be a scary place, particularly if you are the sort of insect that parasitic wasp larvae enjoy eating - alive!
Any chimpanzee from Kibale National Park in Uganda will tell you, being top banana has its advantages. But, there are many disadvantages as well.