Maternal instinct is a myth: Mothers and fathers are equally good at recognising their baby"s cry

Is maternal instinct a myth Mothers and fathers are EQUALLY good at recognising their baby's cry A parent's ability to identify their baby's cry is determined by the amount of time they spend with the child, not by their gender By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 09:21 GMT, 17 April 2013 | UPDATED: 12:45 GMT, 17 April 2013 Maternal instinct may not be all that it is cracked up to be, according to new research.

Free to roam: Lions confiscated from private owner in Serbia are released into South African wildlife sanctuary

Free to roam: Moment rescued lions are released into the wildAnimals confiscated from private owner in Serbia who bought them from Belgrade Zoo in 2009Animal welfare charity helped transfer them to South African sanctuary. Three lions being kept by a private owner in Serbia have been confiscated and relocated to a South African wildlife sanctuary.

Meet the planet’s “vampire” bugs which spend every waking moment looking for ways to extract blood

They”re out for your blood: Meet the planet”s vampire bugs as you”ve never seen them before | UPDATED: 02:10 GMT, 28 August 2012 From our comfortable spot near the top of the food chain, it is easy to forget that we are still prey for numerous animals.

There’s more to clouds than “dull or grey” and “white and fluffy”: These incredible pictures show the variety of our sky

There”s more to clouds than “dull or grey” and “white and fluffy”: These incredible pictures show the variety of our sky. If your knowledge of clouds only extends to “dull and grey” or “white and fluffy”, then prepare to be amazed by this cloud atlas.

Somali pirate boat blown up by chopper as Navy frigate crew arrest 12

We”re coming to get you! Somali pirate boat blown up by chopper as Navy frigate crew arrest 12

HIV epidemic driven by colonialism in Africa a century ago

Did colonialism spread HIV through Africa Book links colonialism to spread of HIV'Colonial commerce created massive new networks of sexual interactions,' say authors The HIV epidemic was driven by the colonisation of Africa a century ago, a new book claims.