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Operation Monkey Rescue

By The Scientist Staff | February 1, 2018

Meet the people trying to save a research colony of rhesus macaques living on a small island off the coast of hurricane ravaged Puerto Rico.

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Kung Fu Shrimp

By The Scientist Staff | December 1, 2017

Watch a mantis shrimp punch its prey into submission using its specialized hammers.

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Whipping Boys

By The Scientist Staff | December 1, 2017

See whip spiders use their curious antenniform legs to spar in the lab.

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Surrounded by a projection screen, a fly’s flight path is influenced by a collection of moving dots.

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Video: Swimming with Virtual Swarms

By Ashley Yeager | August 21, 2017

Researchers track a fish in a virtual-reality system as it responds to projections of other fish of the same species.

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Plastic Munching Plankton

By The Scientist Staff | August 16, 2017

This giant larvacean can ingest microplastic pollution and poop it down to the sea floor.

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Tune Into the Animal Kingdom

By The Scientist Staff | March 1, 2017

A survey of sounds from birds to whales to fruit flies to fish

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Eel-ucidating A Fishy Mystery

By The Scientist Staff | January 1, 2017

Researchers are using high-tech solutions to bring the lifecycle of the European eel into sharper focus.

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Sealing the Deal

By The Scientist Staff | November 1, 2016

Irish researchers convert seals into remote oceanographic sensors by attaching tags containing temperature probes and other technologies to their heads.

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Guppie Porn

By The Scientist Staff | August 1, 2016

Biologist Carin Bondar delivers a TED talk about the wilder side of sex.

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