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Library Catalogs Diversity of Animals Sounds

The Macaulay Sound Library at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology in Ithaca, N.Y. holds the oldest and largest collection of animal sounds in the world. The collection helps scientists understand the screeches, calls, buzzes and songs of life...

October 5, 2012

Marine Plant Flees Predators

The phytoplankton Heterosigma akashiwo swims away from zooplankton, its natural predator, but stays put in the presence of other predators without a specific taste for it. Gretchen Cuda Kroen reports...

October 5, 2012

Ecosystems on the Brink

To keep jellyfish, fungi and other creatures from overtaking healthy habitats, scientists are exploring food webs and tipping points

October 3, 2012 — Carl Zimmer
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