Animal behavior

Researchers used machine learning to identify and understand different fish calls.
Katharine Gammon, Contributor
The aerial acrobat is less than half a millimeter long.
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor
As the ancestors of penguins dived deeper, their wings became streamlined for swimming.
Joshua Learn, Contributor
Ancient 2-meter tall theropods could have outrun most humans.
Joshua Learn, Contributor
New research suggests the birds must sense Earth's magnetic field using some other part of their anatomy.
James Gaines, Contributor
Experiments showed how cats can track their owners by listening for their voice
Haley Weiss, Staff Writer
Fox-like dog described by first Europeans to visit the remote islands was an ecological anomaly.
Joshua Learn, Contributor
What nature's most complex constructions can tell us about how the brain organizes behaviors.
Haley Weiss, Staff Writer
A new paper examines how elephants work together to solve a task and when cooperation breaks down.
Katharine Gammon, Contributor
How one dead bird turned into an on-the-fly science experiment.
Inside Science Contributor
Scientists identified competing neural pathways that control flies' decision making.
Karen Kwon, Contributor
The carnivores play a unique role in breaking down calcium, phosphorous from prey.
Joshua Learn, Contributor