dolphins
Fluke Forces
Fluke Forces
Dan Cossins | Apr 1, 2014
Dolphins prove that they rely on muscle power, rather than a trick of fluid dynamics, to race through water at high speeds.
<em>The Scientist</em> on The Pulse #4
The Scientist on The Pulse #4
Kerry Grens | Feb 3, 2014
This week, Kerry Grens talks about a new study predicting Midwest earthquakes in the future, a new species of river dolphin, and the biomechanics of flying snakes.
New River Dolphin
New River Dolphin
Abby Olena | Jan 27, 2014
DNA sequencing study reveals a new river dolphin species in South America.
Behavior Brief
Behavior Brief
Tracy Vence | Jan 16, 2014
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
BBC Cameras Capture Dolphin High?
BBC Cameras Capture Dolphin High?
Jef Akst | Jan 2, 2014
A new, two-part TV series to be aired on BBC1 includes video of dolphins playing with toxic puffer fish—possibly to get intoxicated.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Jan 1, 2014
Are Dolphins Really Smart?, Newton's Football, Outsider Scientists, and We Are Our Brains
Genome Digest
Genome Digest
Abby Olena | Nov 18, 2013
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Behavior Brief
Behavior Brief
Abby Olena | Oct 8, 2013
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
A Dolphin Doesn’t Forget
A Dolphin Doesn’t Forget
Kate Yandell | Aug 8, 2013
Bottlenose dolphins appear to remember one another’s whistles for up to 2 decades.
Genome Digest
Hayley Dunning | Jun 28, 2012
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes