Colorful primates don’t have better color vision: Study – World News Network

Researchers found that red skin and/or red-orange fur may be advantageous for use in social communication even in primate species with poor colour vision.

Monkeys make a stink in response to human noise – World News Network

According to new research, monkeys increase their usage of scent markings in order to compensate for human noise pollution. Pied tamarins (Saguinus bicolor) communicate through both vocal calls and scent markings, and the current study, published in the journal Ethology Ecology & Evolution, is the first to look into how monkeys' communication tactics shift in response to noise pollution.

Sewage discharge is worse for rivers than agriculture: Study – World News Network

New research from the University of Oxford, published ahead of World Rivers Day (September 24), finds that sewage flow into rivers has a bigger influence on water quality and the animals and plants that live in rivers than surrounding land development. The findings were published in Global Change Biology and Ecological Solutions and Evidence.

Study finds lower haematological cancer risk after bariatric surgery – World News Network

Previous research revealed that being overweight or obese is a risk factor for various forms of cancer. It is also known that obese women are more likely to develop cancer than their male counterparts, and the risk level reduces with intentional weight loss. However, there is limited evidence of a relationship between obesity, weight loss, and haematological malignancy.

Research reveals black holes eat faster than previously expected – World News Network

A new study led by Northwestern University is redefining how astrophysicists think about the eating habits of supermassive black holes.

Study finds how cognitive behavioral therapy comforts fibromyalgia pain experienced by brain – World News Network

Results demonstrated that those who underwent CBT experienced significantly greater reductions in pain interference

Scientists recover RNA from an extinct species for the first time – World News Network

A new study demonstrated the isolation and sequencing of RNA molecules from a Tasmanian tiger specimen kept at room temperature in a museum collection over a century ago.

Bright city lights in big cities causing smaller eyes in some birds: Study – World News Network

While other studies have looked at how urban light affects the timing of birds’ “dawn song” and circadian rhythms, this is the first known study to show a connection to eye size.

Study finds how bats evolved to avoid cancer – World News Network

A new research published by Oxford University Press in Genome Biology and Evolution suggests that rapid evolution in bats may explain the animals' unique capacity to host and survive infections as well as avoid cancer.

Safer neighbourhoods may reduce risk of child abuse: Research – World News Network

Researchers have long suspected that neighbourhoods can be a source of risk or protection for children's well-being. A new Rutgers study backs up this theory, finding that when parents are stressed or depressed about their surroundings, they may have a more difficult time caring for their children.