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Male Lemurs Are Masters of Musk

Lemurs sometimes mix their smelly secretions to produce a bouquet of stank—which may boost the perfume’s staying power. Karen Hopkin reports.

22 hours ago — Karen Hopkin

This Plant Bleeds Nectar to Attract Help

When a species of nightshade is injured by hungry beetles, it produces sugary nectar at the wound site. The nectar attracts ants that then keep the beetles at bay.   

April 26, 2016 — Cynthia Graber