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Two cowbirds near each other. The smaller female is facing away from the larger male.

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Cowbirds outsource parenting to other species, but an innate password tells their children to copy cowbird songs.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

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Alistair Jennings, Contributor

A new study shows that the Inuit brought dogs with them when settling North America, and these dogs’ descendants are still working today.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

Climate change may cause trees to live faster and die younger, releasing their carbon into the atmosphere.

Gabriel Popkin, Contributor

Marvel at the lives and deaths of stars across the universe.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

The disease disappeared, but Anne Boleyn's ghost still walks the bloody tower.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Features common to the world's music may underlie a universal musical grammar, according to a controversial new study.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

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