Scientists have found a way to make droplets chase each other like predator and prey. It hasn't been done before in a synthetic system.
Nov. 20, 2020 • ~7 min
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Bats use echolocation to find out where their prey is, but also where it's headed, researchers report. And the predictions are really impressive.
Nov. 3, 2020 • ~6 min
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Light pollution in what is home to some of the darkest night skies in the continental US may change the dynamics between mule deer and cougars.
Oct. 26, 2020 • ~8 min
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Scientists thought leopards were most active at dusk, but a new study shows it's not so cut and dry. Females are early birds and males are active at night.
Sept. 14, 2020 • ~5 min
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The slingshot spider can launch itself at pray with a velocity of more than 13 feet per second. Unsuspecting mosquitoes don't stand a chance.
Aug. 20, 2020 • ~9 min
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Grazers like zebra and wildebeest in the African Serengeti are more likely to share space and food with each other if lions hang out nearby.
Aug. 18, 2020 • ~7 min
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Removing tree canopy to create breeding areas for timber rattlesnakes also brings in predators like hawks and bobcats, research finds.
June 25, 2020 • ~7 min
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