Meet a few robots that pose as flesh-and-blood critters to advance science.
By Jef Akst | October 1, 2013
These robotic tungara frogs help Barrett Klein and his collaborators study the mating behavior of the species
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By Tracy Vence
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
By Bob Grant
A pitcher plant species in Borneo attracts bat inhabitants by reflecting sonar signals from the flying mammals, advertising a cozy roost, and getting nitrogen-rich guano in return.
By Amanda B. Keener
The flatworm, Macrostomum hystrix can inject its own sperm into its head, a new study shows.
Kepler-452b revolves around a sun much like our own.
Multiple consecutive adenosine nucleotides can cause protein translation machinery to stall on messenger RNAs.
Researchers discover an unprecedented paleontological relic that may just rewrite the book on snake evolution.
Putting the microbiome front and center in health care, in preventive strategies, and in health-risk assessments could stem the epidemic of noncommunicable diseases.
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