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Science Speak

By | August 1, 2014

Contests that challenge young scientists to explain their research without jargon are turning science communication into a competitive sport.

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Scientific Elevator Pitches

By | August 1, 2014

A number of competitions around the world are challenging young scientists to describe their research in mere minutes.

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Replication Gone Wrong

By | May 29, 2014

Efforts to reproduce an experimental psychology study yield failure, accusations, and ultimately, discourse on how to improve the process.

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Plant Talk

By | January 1, 2014

Plants communicate and interact with each other, both aboveground and below, in surprisingly subtle and sophisticated ways.

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Little Drummer Bugs

By | December 1, 2013

South African termites can relay vibrational alarm signals through their enormous nests by pounding their heads against the ground.

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Microbial Mediators

By | November 11, 2013

Researchers show that symbiotic bacteria can help hyenas communicate with one another.

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Opinion: Part of the Conversation?

By | October 2, 2013

On whether online comments help or hurt science

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A Dolphin Doesn’t Forget

By | August 8, 2013

Bottlenose dolphins appear to remember one another’s whistles for up to 2 decades.

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Behavior Brief

By | July 8, 2013

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Opinion: Tweeting to the Top

By | July 2, 2013

The lines between scholarly and traditional forms of popular communication are fading, and scientists need to take advantage.

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