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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

Their growth is declining in the Adirondack Mountains, while scientists look for the culprit.

Alison F. Takemura, Contributor

Firefly proteins light up certain plants to reveal root system behavior.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Design flaw in a carnivorous plant could be its greatest asset.

Rachel Kaufman, Contributor

Environmentally friendly additives to road salt may still have tradeoffs.

Brian Owens, Contributor

Competition within species ebbs and flows and sometimes leads to extinction.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

How should you treat your ducks? The answer is mired in duckling politics.

Nala Rogers, Contributor

A rare glimpse into the "lost years."

Marsha Lewis, Contributing Producer

Drones taking a birds-eye view of our ecosystem.

Marsha Lewis, Contributing Producer

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