Life

  1. Animals

    Fishy Sounds

    Baby fish may home in on reef noise to find a place to live.

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  2. Animals

    A Sense of Danger

    Can animals warn us if an earthquake or some other natural disaster is about to strike?

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  3. Animals

    Little bee brains that could

    A honeybee's tiny brain has an awesome working memory.

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  4. Environment

    Saving wetlands

    In Louisiana and elsewhere, wetlands are disappearing, threatening plant and animal life.

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  5. Animals

    Elephant Mimics

    Two African elephants may be the first land mammals other than primates to learn vocal imitations.

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  6. Fossils

    Dino Flesh from Fossil Bone

    Scientists may have found dinosaur blood vessels and cells inside a fossilized leg bone.

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  7. Animals

    Vampire Bats on the Run

    Vampire bats on treadmills show a surprising, distinctive running style.

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  8. Environment

    Whale watch

    Unraveling the secret lives of whales may help keep them from dying out.

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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. Climate

    Arctic algae show climate change

    Sediment from Arctic lakes shows that much of the Northern Hemisphere has been warming for many decades.

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  11. Animals

    Python Hearts Pump Up

    A Burmese python can increase the size of its heart by 40 percent in just two days.

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  12. Animals

    Sleep Affects a Bird’s Singing

    Young birds sing badly in the morning but do much better later in the day.

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