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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

Researchers call in feathered helpers to spread the seeds of endangered plants.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Much of the world's farmland is already at risk from palmer amaranth. The threat could spread further north as the climate warms.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Deep water reptiles diversified as Mesozoic sea levels rose. Their shallow water counterparts declined.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Armadillos could help fill ecological voids left by the Southeast's waning gopher tortoise populations.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Officials in Wyoming are building bridges in the hopes of restoring the migratory path of the pronghorn.

Annie Roth, Contributor

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