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image: Image of the Day: Eggshell Edifice

Image of the Day: Eggshell Edifice

By The Scientist Staff | April 6, 2018

A new 3-D model plumbs the molecular intricacies of eggshell composition.

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image: Another Bird Telomere Study, Different Results

Another Bird Telomere Study, Different Results

By Anna Azvolinsky | March 21, 2018

Two studies examining the effects of parents’ ages on their offsprings’ telomere lengths come to opposite conclusions.  

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The finding suggests corvids may have an innate sense of number.

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High-tech imaging of the Jurassic creature’s humerus and ulna bones reveals it flapped its wings to evade predators.

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image: Image of the Day: See You Later!

Image of the Day: See You Later!

By The Scientist Staff | January 8, 2018

Developmental biologists take a close look at how alligator embryos grow. 

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image: Image of the Day: Where Have All The Pigeons Gone? 

Image of the Day: Where Have All The Pigeons Gone? 

By The Scientist Staff | December 8, 2017

A new study sheds light on how the most abundant bird in North America went extinct. 

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image: Australian Magpie-Lark Duet

Australian Magpie-Lark Duet

By The Scientist Staff | December 1, 2017

The birds sing together to help defend their territory.

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image: How Animals and Plants Weather Hurricanes

How Animals and Plants Weather Hurricanes

By Ashley Yeager | October 6, 2017

Studies suggest not all critters fare well in extreme weather, though some thrive.

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image: The Caterpillar that Cries Wolf

The Caterpillar that Cries Wolf

By Mary Bates | September 22, 2017

In a case of acoustic deception, caterpillars mimic bird alarm calls to defend themselves.

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image: Flycatchers’ Song Preference Linked to Genes

Flycatchers’ Song Preference Linked to Genes

By Diana Kwon | June 14, 2017

The birds learn the songs of their conspecifics even when raised by another species.

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