Life

  1. Animals

    Ant invasions change the rules

    Ant invaders may wreck the rules by which entire communities of their peers work.

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  2. Animals

    Booby brothers and bullies

    Baby brown boobies can be pretty rough and tough in the nest.

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  3. Tech

    Cell phones and possible health hazards

    Radiation from some cell phones appears to kill brain cells in rats.

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  4. Animals

    Fish nests with pizzazz

    Fish known as three-spined sticklebacks go gaga over decorating their nests.

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  5. Animals

    Better tools for techno crows

    Certain crows can make tools and even refine their designs.

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  6. Animals

    Lucky survival for black cats

    A cat's black color may date back to a mutation that also protected the felines from diseases a long time ago.

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  7. Environment

    Less mixing can affect lake’s ecosystem

    Warming a large lake can cut microorganism populations and disturb its food chain.

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  8. Environment

    The down side of keeping clean

    Chemicals we use to clean and disinfect could be damaging the environment by killing off algae at the food chain's base.

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  9. Environment

    Cliff snails and rock climbers

    Rock climbers can accidentally wipe out communities of cliff snails.

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  10. Plants

    Slower growth, greater warmth

    A shift toward slower-growing trees might make Earth's climate warm up even faster.

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  11. Fossils

    Dino-dining dinosaurs

    Some dinosaurs may have actually eaten each other.

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  12. Animals

    Childhood chills give bees six left feet

    If the bees are raised in cold temperatures, their dancing skills seem to go down the drain.

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