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Mars Needs Insects

At first it was just one flower, but Emmanuel Mendoza, an undergraduate student at Texas A&M University, had worked hard…

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A Fish That Fishes for Other Fish Lives Its Life Upside Down

Deep-sea videos from around the world show how the whipnose anglerfish prefers to swim belly up.

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Not All Heroes Wear Capes, but These Termites Did for Science

This study has everything: jumping spiders; insects donning striped and solid patterns; and evolutionary lessons about predators and prey.

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Mucus-Covered Jellyfish Hint at Dangers of Deep-Sea Mining

Shipboard experiments suggested that sediment from the exploitation of metals in the ocean could be harmful to marine life.

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Why Warblers Flock to Wealthier Neighborhoods

In the unequal distribution of birds and other species, ecologists are tracing the impact of bigoted urban policies adopted decades…

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You Know About the Birds and the Bees, but Guess What These Bats Do

Bats have long been known for unusual forms of sexual reproduction, and a new study adds another surprise to the…

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Freakishly Smart Falcons Run These Islands

The success of wild striated caracaras in a test suggests that the intellects of more bird species may be underestimated.

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Mysterious Respiratory Illness Affects Dogs in Multiple States

The illness can include a cough, fever, lethargy and a loss of appetite. Veterinarians recommend that owners avoid boarding their…

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SpaceX Makes Progress in 2nd Launch of Giant Moon and Mars Rocket

SpaceX, Elon Musk's spaceflight company, launched its Starship rocket from the coast of South Texas on Saturday, a mammoth vehicle…

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Watch the Leonids Meteor Shower Reach Its Peak This Weekend

On any given night, far from bright city lights, there’s a chance that you’ll see a beautiful streak shoot across…

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