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Animal behavior

Scientists look at the genes of bees to learn why some are so aggressive.

Karin Heineman, Executive Producer

Maybe some bees, but not all, say scientists.

Karin Heineman, Executive Producer

Males have better spatial skills, but stubbornness holds them back on a simple task.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Here's how to identify when a lone-wolf strategy is better than sharing information.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

Some scientists look into the sky for stars; others look for starlings.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Free-falling hoverflies rely on sight to orient themselves, not gravity.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

It's all thanks to the ovarian fluid.

Emily DeMarco, Staff Writer

Black-handed spider monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi) are found throughout Central America. 

Scientists are combining new technologies to reveal how the animals use tree canopies.

Emily DeMarco, Staff Writer

Preliminary research suggests that eddies may hold tasty surprises.

Emily DeMarco, Staff Writer

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