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Alternative sanitation systems are making use of creatures that find homes in human poop.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Searching for dwarf foxes and cloud forests on California's Santa Rosa Island -- a national park that the park service says is "like nowhere else on Earth."

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

After diving penguins drive fish to shallow waters, flying seabirds follow -- and share the bounty.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

New research shows how decommissioned oil rigs can become home to an abundance of fish and invertebrates.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

Two chimpanzees stand side-by-side, holding food.

Chimps that experience the most dramatic human impacts have less behavioral diversity.

Joshua Learn, Contributor

While leadership upheaval grabs headlines, the NEON project's network of observatories is quietly starting to yield results.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Image of raccoon dog, also known as a tanuki, on a brown grass field, looking at the camera

Social behavior of beloved "trickster" dogs may be changing due to human activity.

Joshua Learn, Contributor

Successful ants play like the Borg from Star Trek.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Omnivores' diets may depend on the amount of salt in their environments.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

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