Tropical Birds Differ in Their Responses to Drought
Tropical Birds Differ in Their Responses to Drought
Long-lived species decrease their reproduction more than short-lived species in response to lower-than-normal precipitation, and thereby gain a survival advantage, a study finds.
Tropical Birds Differ in Their Responses to Drought
Tropical Birds Differ in Their Responses to Drought

Long-lived species decrease their reproduction more than short-lived species in response to lower-than-normal precipitation, and thereby gain a survival advantage, a study finds.

Long-lived species decrease their reproduction more than short-lived species in response to lower-than-normal precipitation, and thereby gain a survival advantage, a study finds.

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The Hidden World of Millipede Sex
The Hidden World of Millipede Sex
Yao-Hua Law | Jun 1, 2020
Researchers use advanced imaging techniques to see what happens when a male and a female mate.
Sex Promotes Lasting Memories in Female Flies
Sex Promotes Lasting Memories in Female Flies
Ruth Williams | Nov 20, 2019
A protein present in the ejaculate of male fruit flies activates long-term memory formation in the brains of their female partners.
Monkey Hybrids Challenge Assumptions of What a Species Is
Monkey Hybrids Challenge Assumptions of What a Species Is
Jim Daley | May 3, 2018
A study finds two species of guenon monkeys in Tanzania have been mating and producing fertile offspring for generations.
Image of the Day: Bird-of-Paradise
Image of the Day: Bird-of-Paradise
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Apr 25, 2018
A unique courtship dance clued researchers in to the fact that they had a new species on their hands.
Bowhead Whales Impress Researchers With Their Song Diversity
Bowhead Whales Impress Researchers With Their Song Diversity
Catherine Offord | Apr 4, 2018
A group of around 300 whales produced 184 distinct songs over just a few years, according to a new study.
Image of the Day: Rainbow Butt
Image of the Day: Rainbow Butt
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Jan 4, 2018
Scientists explore why male peacock spiders are so colorful. 
Sound of the Day: Big Mouth Gulf Corvina
Sound of the Day: Big Mouth Gulf Corvina
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Dec 20, 2017
Researchers document the loudest sound ever recorded in fish.
Song of Ourselves
Song of Ourselves
Bob Grant | Mar 1, 2017
“Nature’s melodies” may be a human construct that says more about us than about the musicality of other animals.
Tune Into the Animal Kingdom
Tune Into the Animal Kingdom
The Scientist Staff | Feb 28, 2017
A survey of sounds from birds to whales to fruit flies to fish