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Furry math: macaques can do sums like people in a hurry. Dec 22, 2007 486
Hatch a thief: brains incline birds toward a life of crime. Dec 15, 2007 511
Chimp champ: ape aces memory test, outscores people. Dec 8, 2007 573
So sproutish: anti-aging gene for plants gives drought protection. Dec 1, 2007 528
Tough frills: ferns' wimp stage aces survival test. Nov 17, 2007 541
Mr. not wrong: not my species? Not a problem. Nov 10, 2007 482
Smells funny: fish schools break up over body odor. Oct 27, 2007 507
Bad acid: ocean's pH drop threatens snail defense. Oct 20, 2007 511
Crowcam: camera on bird's tail captures bird ingenuity. Oct 6, 2007 511
Jungle down there: what's a kelp forest doing in the tropics? Sep 29, 2007 510
Hybrid power: salamander invader ups survival of rare cousin. Sep 22, 2007 502
Fish switch: salmon make baby trout after species, sex swap. Sep 15, 2007 530
Hive scourge? Virus linked to recent honeybee die-off. Sep 8, 2007 554
High volume, low fidelity: birds are less faithful as sounds blare. Aug 25, 2007 516
Ferrets gone wild: reintroduced animals coming back in Wyoming. Aug 11, 2007 521
Den mothers: bears shift dens as ice deteriorates. Jul 21, 2007 511
Faker crayfish: males keep bluffing but don't get caught. Jul 7, 2007 497
Cat history: DNA study finds domestic-cat kin. Jun 30, 2007 498
Scary singing: precise birds signal, 'don't mess with us'. Jun 9, 2007 487
Pothole pals: ants pave roads for fellow raiders. Jun 2, 2007 495
Virgin birth: shark has daughter without a dad. May 26, 2007 479
Low life: cold, polar ocean looks surprisingly rich. May 19, 2007 520
Extreme encyclopedia: every living thing will get its own page. May 12, 2007 452
Primate's progress: macaque genome is usefully different. Apr 14, 2007 531
Mushroom boom: hobby records show climate-change boost. Apr 7, 2007 534
Too few jaws: shark declines let rays overgraze scallops. Mar 31, 2007 486
Not so wimpy: antimalarial mosquito has an edge in tests. Mar 24, 2007 480
Mafia cowbirds: do they muscle birds that don't play ball? Mar 10, 2007 478
By following trails, periwinkles save slime. Mar 3, 2007 419
Perils of migration: new evidence that bats stalk birds. Feb 17, 2007 481
Bite this: borrowed toad toxins save snake's neck. Feb 3, 2007 531
Secret agent: hidden helper lets fungus save plants from heat. Jan 27, 2007 480
Saving whales the easy way? Less lobstering could mean fewer deaths. Jan 20, 2007 507
Biggest bloom: superflower changes branch on family tree. Jan 13, 2007 439
Guys roll eyes: fish show some eyeball to their rivals. Jan 6, 2007 479
No-dad dragons: Komodos reproduce without males. Dec 23, 2006 555
Hottest fixer: undersea-vent microbe sets nitrogen record. Dec 16, 2006 516
Extreme tongue: bat excels at saying 'aah'. Dec 9, 2006 486
Fighting styles: gene gives flies his, her conflict moves. Nov 25, 2006 458
Birds beware: several veterinary drugs may kill scavengers. Nov 11, 2006 454
Genome buzz: honeybee DNA raises social questions. Oct 28, 2006 520
Who's watching whom? Letter to the editor Oct 28, 2006 88
Horns vs. sperm: male beetles on tight equipment budget. Oct 21, 2006 429
Courting costs: male prairie dogs seem too busy mating to dodge predators. Oct 14, 2006 431
Wasting deer: deer saliva and blood can carry prions. Oct 7, 2006 488
Scent stalking: parasitic vine grows toward tomato odor. Sep 30, 2006 491
Crickets on mute: hush falls as killer fly stalks singers. Sep 23, 2006 465
Sexually deceptive chemistry: beetle larvae fake the scent of female bees. Sep 16, 2006 493
Hey, roach babe: male cockroaches give fancy courting whistles. Sep 9, 2006 444
Moss express: insects and mites tote mosses' sperm. Sep 2, 2006 518
Underage spiders: males show unexpected interest in young mates. Aug 26, 2006 482
Fish as farmers: reef residents tend an algal crop. Aug 12, 2006 465
Hot and hungry bees hit hot spots. Brief article Aug 5, 2006 135
Babbling bats: do pups talk baby talk as human infants do? Jul 29, 2006 509
Bee concerned: big study: selective pollinators are declining. Jul 22, 2006 511
Why people punish. Brief article Jul 22, 2006 282
Orchid bends around to insert pollen. Brief article Jul 22, 2006 171
Live prey for dummies: meerkats coach pups on hunting. Jul 15, 2006 473
Fishy reputations: undersea watchers choose helpers that do good jobs. Jun 24, 2006 523
Mixed butterflies: tropical species joins ranks of rare hybrids. Jun 17, 2006 471
Leggiest animal: champ millipede located after 79-year gap. Jun 10, 2006 501
What smells? Letter to the editor Jun 10, 2006 117
Pumped-up poison ivy: carbon dioxide boosts plant's size, toxicity. Jun 3, 2006 600
Lobster hygiene: healthy animals quick to spot another's ills. May 27, 2006 519
Jay watch: birds get sneakier when spies lurk. May 20, 2006 525
Monkey business: specimen of new species shakes up family tree. May 13, 2006 444
No early birds: migrators can't catch advancing caterpillars. May 6, 2006 546
Grammar's for the birds: human-only language rule? Tell starlings. Apr 29, 2006 504
Into hot water: lab test shows that worms seek heat. Apr 15, 2006 441
Reality botany: data ease doubts about plant species. Mar 25, 2006 448
Can you hear me now? Frogs in roaring streams use ultrasonic calls. Mar 18, 2006 401
Cannibal power: Mormon crickets swarm to eat and not be eaten. Mar 4, 2006 434
Males as nannies? First test for wasps' hidden baby-care skills. Feb 11, 2006 482
Bird-safe Rx: alternative drug won't kill India's vultures. Feb 4, 2006 534
Eggs scramble: fungi trick termites into babysitting. Jan 28, 2006 430
Dieting to save a species: mother parrots that eat less avoid excess of sons. Jan 21, 2006 445
Little professor: ants rank as first true animal teachers. Jan 14, 2006 453
Locust upset: DNA puts swarmer's origin in Africa. Jan 7, 2006 445
Badger refugees complicate culling. Dec 17, 2005 479
When worms fly: insect larvae can survive bird guts. Dec 10, 2005 424
Unway sign: ant pheromone stops traffic. Nov 26, 2005 425
Tszzzzzt! Electric fish may jam rivals' signals. Nov 19, 2005 471
Great galloping crinoids: lilylike sea animal takes a brisk walk. Oct 22, 2005 415
Proxy vampire: spider eats blood by catching mosquitoes. Oct 15, 2005 450
Balls of fire: bees carefully cook invaders to death. Sep 24, 2005 543
Day-glo flowers: some bright blooms naturally fluoresce. Sep 17, 2005 402
Green peeves. Letter to the Editor Sep 17, 2005 128
Perfect match: tied contest gives fish no hormone rush. Sep 10, 2005 493
Bumblebee 007: bees can spy on others' flower choices. Sep 3, 2005 457
Pick of the crop. Letter to the Editor Sep 3, 2005 126
What's that knocking? Sound evidence offered for long-lost woodpecker. Aug 27, 2005 482
Getting the gull: baiting trick spreads among killer whales. Aug 20, 2005 523
Wing ding: bird rubs feathers for cricketlike song. Jul 30, 2005 450
Meat-eating caterpillar: it hunts snails and ties them down. Jul 23, 2005 487
Arctic foulers: foraging seabirds carry contaminants home. Jul 16, 2005 529
Honey, we shrank the snow lotus: picking big plants reduces species' height. Jul 9, 2005 468
He clones, she clones: dad, mom ants as different species. Jul 2, 2005 488
Dee for danger: Chickadees add notes as threat grows. Jun 25, 2005 473
Using one's head. Brief Article Jun 18, 2005 125
Sponge moms: dolphins learn tool use from their mothers. Jun 11, 2005 409

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