December 18, 2014|
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
December 11, 2014|
Scientists complete the largest-ever comparative genomic study of birds.
December 1, 2014|
Bat populations ravaged; hundreds of amphibian species driven to extinction; diverse groups of birds threatened. Taking risks will be necessary to control deadly wildlife pathogens.
November 18, 2014|
Birds may provide a new animal model for memory consolidation during sleep, according to research presented at the Society for Neuroscience meeting this week.
September 9, 2014|
A report from the National Audubon Society suggests that more than half of US bird species are under threat of displacement or extinction in the face of climate change.
September 1, 2014|
Selected Images of the Day from www.the-scientist.com
August 21, 2014|
Hummingbirds perceive sweetness through a receptor with which other vertebrates taste savory foods.
August 4, 2014|
Downsizing dinosaurs was key to the evolution of birds, a study shows.
July 31, 2014|
The diminutive birds can accomplish sustained flight that is at least as efficient as that of the most high-tech micro-drone, a study shows.
July 10, 2014|
The effects of neonicotinoid use on insect populations appear to be rippling through the food chain, scientists show.