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  • 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.
  • 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 a song bird weighing less than two nickels managed to carry a tiny electronic sensor from Tennessee to Colombia and back. Then he looked at the paths taken by several of the birds.  The data showed that...

    A soft coral may withstand climate change, study shows

    MIAMI As the oceans absorb more carbon on a planet increasingly choked by greenhouse gases, scientists worry its reefs the great storm-deflecting rampart for much of the tropics will crumble and fall. But a study by the University of Miami Rosenstiel...

    Raptor rehabilitators face bird food shortage

    When Christine Cummings heard that Charles River Laboratories would no longer offer free mice for her raptor rehabilitation work, fear struck hard. Cummings is the president and founder of 'A Place Called Hope,' a rehabilitation and education center in...

    UCLA institute to help biologists, doctors mine 'big data'

    UCLA institute to help biologists, doctors mine 'big data'
    Millions upon millions of medical records and test results. Countless DNA sequences. Hard drives stuffed with images of all kinds — pictures of cells, scans of body parts. It’s all part of the deluge of information often known as “big...