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What Chickens Can Teach Hearing Researchers

At an event honoring Nobel and Kavli Prize winners, neuroscientists James Hudspeth and Robert Fettiplace talked about the physiology of hearing and the possibility of restoring hearing loss...

April 17, 2019 — Steve Mirsky

Urban Coyote Evolution Favors the Bold

Coyotes become fearless around people in just a few generations—which isn’t good for their longterm co-existence with humans in cities. Jason G. Goldman reports.

April 11, 2019 — Jason G. Goldman

Spider Monkeys Optimize Jungle Acoustics

The monkeys lower the pitch of their "whinnies" when they're far from the rest of their group, which might help the calls travel further through jungle foliage. Christopher Intagliata reports...

April 4, 2019 — Christopher Intagliata

Shocking Secrets of the Electric Eel

Investigations into how the electric eel uses electricity have revealed astonishing insights into the creature's physiology and behavior

April 2, 2019 — Kenneth C. Catania
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