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Smelling in stereo – the real reason snakes have flicking, forked...

Kurt Schwenk, University of Connecticut As dinosaurs lumbered through the humid cycad forests of ancient South America 180 million...

In fish, parents’ stressful experiences influence offspring behavior via epigenetic changes

Jennifer Hellmann, University of Dayton The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work.

Billions of cicadas may be coming soon to trees near you

John Cooley, University of Connecticut and Chris Simon, University of Connecticut A big event in the insect world is...

Why do scientists care about worms?

Helen Robertson, University of Chicago I traveled to a marine research station on a picturesque Swedish fjord many times over the four years I worked...

When did we become fully human? What fossils and DNA tell...

Nick Longrich, University of Bath When did something like us first appear on the planet? It turns out there’s remarkably little agreement on this question....

Plants might be able to tell us about the location of...

Neal Stewart, University of Tennessee The notion of plants talking to us about dead people sounds like a bad horror movie. But that’s the theme...

Crop pathogens are more adaptable than previously thought

Antonis Rokas, Vanderbilt University The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea Many of the pathogens threatening the world’s major crops...

Social distancing works – just ask lobsters, ants and vampire bats

Dana Hawley, Virginia Tech and Julia Buck, University of North Carolina Wilmington Social distancing to combat COVID-19 is profoundly impacting society, leaving many people wondering...

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Why do kids call their parents ‘Mom’ and ‘Dad’?

Bethany Van Vleet, Arizona State University and Denise Bodman, Arizona State University Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have...