How Squirrels Use Bird Chatter to Assess Safety
How Squirrels Use Bird Chatter to Assess Safety
An undergraduate research project finds the animals are tuned in to reassuring information from other species.
How Squirrels Use Bird Chatter to Assess Safety
How Squirrels Use Bird Chatter to Assess Safety

An undergraduate research project finds the animals are tuned in to reassuring information from other species.

An undergraduate research project finds the animals are tuned in to reassuring information from other species.

animal behavior
Infographic: How the Brain Keeps Track of Time in Memories
Infographic: How the Brain Keeps Track of Time in Memories
Catherine Offord | May 1, 2020
Signals from the lateral entorhinal cortex help create “time cells” in the hippocampus, according to some researchers.
With Humans Indoors, Animals Go Wild
With Humans Indoors, Animals Go Wild
Lisa Winter | Apr 17, 2020
Across the globe, wildlife is exploring empty places usually occupied by people.
Top Spider Biologist’s Research Under Fire
Top Spider Biologist’s Research Under Fire
Amy Schleunes | Feb 10, 2020
After the initial announcements of two retractions, scientists have mobilized to interrogate the data in nearly 150 of Jonathan Pruitt’s papers.
Image of the Day: Wolves Playing Fetch
Image of the Day: Wolves Playing Fetch
Amy Schleunes | Jan 17, 2020
A new study shows wolf pups responding to vocal encouragement from humans.
Diving Beetle Adults and Larvae Dismember, Eat Tadpoles: Study
Diving Beetle Adults and Larvae Dismember, Eat Tadpoles: Study
Catherine Offord | Jan 13, 2020
The invertebrate predators prey on and lay their eggs near emerging tadpoles, potentially threatening the conservation of endangered frogs, researchers find.
Image of the Day: Helpful Birds
Image of the Day: Helpful Birds
Emily Makowski | Jan 10, 2020
Parrots aid each other in getting food from a researcher.
How Worms Avoid Eating Bad Bacteria and Warn Their Offspring Too
How Worms Avoid Eating Bad Bacteria and Warn Their Offspring Too
Jef Akst | Dec 12, 2019
A small RNA in Pseudomonas triggers an avoidance response in C. elegans that can be passed on to the next generation, according to research presented at this week’s meeting of the American Society for Cell Biology.
Image of the Day: Virtual Landscape
Image of the Day: Virtual Landscape
Emily Makowski | Nov 25, 2019
Flashing lights activate fly navigation neurons.
Image of the Day: Species-Specific Songs
Image of the Day: Species-Specific Songs
Emily Makowski | Nov 14, 2019
Gene activity is linked to songbirds’ tunes.