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Fish out of water

Fish out of water

Air-breathing fish do exist — and they use a remarkable respiratory system to survive on land

By | Posted August 4, 2014

Are bilinguals really smarter?

Are bilinguals really smarter?

Despite what you may have read, it’s not so cut-and-dry

By | Posted July 29, 2014

The lifecycle in your walls

The lifecycle in your walls

What’s thriving behind the scenes of your home this summer?

By | Posted July 24, 2014

The New Caledonian Crow

The New Caledonian Crow

Meet the best toolmakers in the animal world

By | Posted July 23, 2014

SNAPSHOT: Conserving the sea stallion

SNAPSHOT: Conserving the sea stallion

A citizen science initiative is trying to collect more information about seahorses from around the world

By | Posted July 15, 2014

SNAPSHOT: The secret behind a giraffe’s spindly legs

SNAPSHOT: The secret behind a giraffe’s spindly legs

Special structures in the bones of giraffes’ feet help to keep them upright

By | Posted July 8, 2014

Sleeping on, and dreaming up, a solution

Sleeping on, and dreaming up, a solution

How the state between wakefulness and sleep can produce some of our most unique thoughts.

By | Posted June 27, 2014

 SNAPSHOT:Monarchs with big, bright wings arrive in Mexico first

SNAPSHOT:Monarchs with big, bright wings arrive in Mexico first

Little, pale wings make for a slow and often unsuccessful journey south

By | Posted June 16, 2014

Solving an old problem with older data

Solving an old problem with older data

What can the genetics of a centuries-old plant virus tell us about modern food security?

By | Posted April 21, 2014

When science bites back

When science bites back

The release of genetically modified mosquitoes to control dengue is still raising opposition from Key West residents

By | Posted March 28, 2014

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