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.

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Border Closing Strands Professors, Students in Peru
Border Closing Strands Professors, Students in Peru
Shawna Williams | Mar 20, 2020
Under lockdown in a hotel, members of a plant ecology course continue to work and study as they seek a way to return home.
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.
Scientists Unite to Save “Monkey Island” After Hurricane Maria
Scientists Unite to Save “Monkey Island” After Hurricane Maria
Shawna Williams | Jan 31, 2018
Puerto Rico’s Cayo Santiago has hosted decades of research in cognition, primatology, immunization, and other areas.
Women Surveyed About Sexual Harassment Tell Their Stories
Women Surveyed About Sexual Harassment Tell Their Stories
Katarina Zimmer | Dec 12, 2017
Marie Claire speaks with researchers who’d reported abuse in studies of harassment in the field.
Quick and Cheap Zika Detection
Quick and Cheap Zika Detection
Ruth Williams | May 3, 2017
A heat block, a truck battery, and a novel RNA amplification assay make for in-the-field surveillance of the virus.
Streakers, Poopers, and Performers: The Wilder Side of Wildlife Cameras
Streakers, Poopers, and Performers: The Wilder Side of Wildlife Cameras
Kerry Grens | Mar 31, 2017
Human visitors to camera traps display, well, human behavior.
Orca Death Spurs Reevaluation of Satellite Tagging
Orca Death Spurs Reevaluation of Satellite Tagging
Bob Grant | Oct 10, 2016
A cetacean succumbed to a fungal infection shortly after being darted by researchers seeking to learn more about the species’ migrations and population dynamics.
Illustrating #FieldworkFails
Illustrating #FieldworkFails
Tanya Lewis | Jun 21, 2016
An artist aims to publish a collection of stories of science gone awry.
Fieldwork Bloopers
Fieldwork Bloopers
Tanya Lewis | Jun 21, 2016
Scenes from illustrator Jim Jourdane’s Fieldwork Fail: The Messy Side of Science