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  • Nature's own tornado detector saves migrating birds, study finds

    Nature's own tornado detector saves migrating birds, study finds
    Ornithologist Henry Streby was happy enough that songbirds weighing less than two nickels managed to carry tiny electronic sensors from Tennessee to Colombia and back.
  • Animals and humans sometimes kill their young -- the question is why

    Among the endless stream of bad news in the media, every now and then something occurs that it is so horrendous that it stops us in our tracks. That has happened once again with Tuesday's massacre at a school in Peshawar, Pakistan. Among the victims:...

    New record: Ethereal deep-sea fish lives 5 miles underwater [Video]

    New record: Ethereal deep-sea fish lives 5 miles underwater [Video]
    Scientists have discovered a new species of fish that glides gently through the water on white, translucent wings 5 miles beneath the ocean surface. It is the deepest living fish ever discovered.  "We were just blown away when we saw it," said Paul...

    Songbirds fly coop long before tornadoes arrive in Tennessee

    You might want to be careful about who you call a birdbrain. Some of our feathered friends exhibit powers of perception that put humans to shame. Scientists said on Thursday that little songbirds known as golden-winged warblers fled their nesting grounds...

    When it comes to DNA, crocodiles and birds flock together

    When it comes to DNA, crocodiles and birds flock together
    If you really want to know about birds, you have to consider the crocodile. That point was driven home this week with the release of the genomes of 45 bird species, which reassigned some perches on the avian evolutionary tree and included some seemingly...