Evaluate the evidence for the role of group behavior on individual and species' chances to survive and reproduce.

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  1. Life

    Scientists Say: Protist

    Unified by a few key traits, these diverse organisms come in all shapes and sizes.

  2. Animals

    Here’s how kingfishers avoid concussions during high-speed dives

    Understanding the genetic adaptations that protect the birds’ brains as they dive might one day offer clues to protecting human brains.

  3. Animals

    Horned lizards and snakes tend to ambush their prey

    The reptiles’ horns could help or hinder during foraging, depending on how they hunt. This might be why horns evolved in some species and not others.

  4. Oceans

    Shading corals during midday heat can limit bleaching

    Shading coral reefs during the sunniest part of the day may help corals survive marine heat waves.

  5. Animals

    Scientists Say: Camouflage

    Plants and animals alike hide in plain sight using this sneaky strategy.

  6. Environment

    Pumping cold water into rivers could help fish chill out

    Hundreds of salmon, trout and other fish sought shelter from summer heat in the human-made cool zones. These areas may help fish adapt to river warming.

  7. Animals

    These jellyfish can learn without brains

    No brain? No problem for Caribbean box jellyfish. Their simple nervous systems can still learn, a study suggests.

  8. Plants

    Young corn leaves can ‘smell’ danger

    As they mature, these leaves lose their ability to detect threatening scents.

  9. Plants

    Scientists Say: Fertilize

    This word describes both a stage of sexual reproduction and the agricultural practice of adding nutrients to soil.