Deep layers may reveal prehistoric earthquakes, showing how often they strike New England.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
Parasitoid wasps that lay eggs in other creatures may represent more species than any other group of animals.
Migrating chimpanzees appear to conform to local nut-cracking culture, even when they know a better way.
Camera traps show the bizarre place where oxpeckers spend the night.
To conserve energy in winter, shrews shrink their brains and sacrifice cognitive ability.
Scientists are braving Arctic winters to study carbon frozen in soil. They keep finding surprises -- all of them bad.
Skin infections have decimated bobcats in southern California. Now, researchers think rat poison may be to blame.
Soil bacteria are staggeringly diverse, but a few types are abundant nearly everywhere.
Measuring sleep cycles no longer requires complex instruments and a lab.
Nitrogen isotopes show how nutrients leach out of septic tanks and into pond ecosystems.
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