HS-LS2-8

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

  1. Animals

    Dolphin dimples detect electricity

    Depressions in a dolphin’s snout sense electric fields, may help find dinner.

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  2. Animals

    The little lizards that could

    Lizards aren’t known for their smarts, but maybe they should be.

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  3. Animals

    An enemy in the cave

    Bats under attack from a fungus send scientists searching for clues to solve a deadly mystery.

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  4. Health & Medicine

    Microbes in the music

    A new study finds germs linger on musical instruments.

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  5. Kids’ ingenuity honored at Intel ISEF

    Young scientists receive awards in international competition.

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  6. Animals

    Ants aweigh!

    In a flood, fire ants cling together to keep afloat.

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  7. Animals

    There’s no ‘i’ in elephant

    These clever mammals may know when two trunks are better than one.

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  8. Animals

    Doing the Bob

    A crane's jerky neck movements may allow the bird to see its food more clearly.

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  9. Animals

    A microbe nanny for young wasps

    A smear of bacteria helps baby wasps survive infancy.

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  10. Animals

    Blotchy face, big-time wasp

    If paper wasps pretend to be something they're not, their peers get angry.

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  11. Brain

    Fair play

    Studying dogs, monkeys, and other animals at play can teach us about fairness and cooperation.

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  12. Animals

    An inspiring home for apes

    A group of scientists wants to establish preserves where orangutans and other primates have the chance to learn and create.

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