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Animal behavior

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

The animals use a cocktail of decomposing skin and food to lure prey.

Emily DeMarco, Staff Writer

Scientists are using sound to track how sharks migrate and the animals they encounter.

Emily DeMarco, Staff Writer

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