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The Exercise Paradox

Studies of how the human engine burns calories help to explain why physical activity does little to control weight—and how our species acquired some of its most distinctive traits

February 1, 2017 — Herman Pontzer

Bat Chatter Is More Than a Cry in the Dark

Using algorithms developed for human speech recognition, researchers decoded which bats in an experimental colony were arguing with each other, and what they were arguing about. Christopher Intagliata reports.

January 14, 2017 — Christopher Intagliata

Migrating Birds Prefer Lakefront Property

Night-flying migratory birds over water turn back to lakeshores at daybreak—meaning crowded shores along the water. Christopher Intagliata reports.

December 14, 2016 — Christopher Intagliata

Stand Up for Science Journalism!

Staying informed has never been more important.