Posts in: animals

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Fighting Flies with Flies

Fighting Flies with Flies

New tricks to breed sexier Mediterranean fruit flies could improve control of an important agricultural pest.

By | Posted April 3, 2009

Mosquito Mating Music

Mosquito Mating Music

Scientists listen to the mating songs of disease-carrying mosquitoes in hopes that they’ll use what they learn to control wild populations.

By | Posted March 18, 2009

Volunteers for the Birds and the Bees

Volunteers for the Birds and the Bees

Ordinary citizens make valuable contributions to scientific research.

By | Posted March 13, 2009

When Viruses Jump Species

When Viruses Jump Species

A recent Ebola Reston outbreak among pigs in the Philippines is cause for concern among some scientists.

By | Posted March 8, 2009

Biologists Discover How Prehistoric Flying Reptiles Stayed Aloft

Biologists Discover How Prehistoric Flying Reptiles Stayed Aloft

By | Posted February 20, 2009

Picture a Dinosaur—Now, Thank This Guy

Picture a Dinosaur—Now, Thank This Guy

Mick Ellison: Scientific illustrator and photographer.

By | Posted February 6, 2009

Buzzing About the Future of Pollinators

Buzzing About the Future of Pollinators

One bee scientist looks ahead by cataloguing the past.

By | Posted January 29, 2009

Sea of Red: Speaking out Against Dolphin Hunting

Sea of Red: Speaking out Against Dolphin Hunting

Armed with science, psychology professor Diana Reiss struggles to end dolphin drive hunting.
Warning: video contains graphic images of animal cruelty.

By | Posted January 20, 2009

Whistles with Dolphins

Whistles with Dolphins

Trailblazing our knowledge of aquatic minds, Diana Reiss uses science to fight for dolphin welfare.

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Species Scuffle

Species Scuffle

One fish’s evolution raises questions about what constitutes a species.

By | Posted January 19, 2009

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