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Scientist at work: Endangered ocelots and their genetic diversity may benefit...

Ashley Reeves, University of Tennessee The female ocelot lay anesthetized on the exam table, behind the scenes at the...

The scent of sickness: 5 questions answered about using dogs –...

Glen J. Golden, Colorado State University Editor’s note: As COVID-19 continues to spread worldwide, scientists are analyzing new ways to track it. One promising approach...

Pikas are adapting to climate change remarkably well, contrary to many...

Andrew Smith, Arizona State University Climate change is harming many special places and iconic species around our planet, from Glacier National Park’s disappearing glaciers to...

Pikas are adapting to climate change remarkably well, contrary to many...

Andrew Smith, Arizona State University Climate change is harming many special places and iconic species around our planet, from Glacier National Park’s disappearing glaciers to...

The neural cruelty of captivity: Keeping large mammals in zoos and...

Bob Jacobs, Colorado College Hanako, a female Asian elephant, lived in a tiny concrete enclosure at Japan’s Inokashira Park Zoo for more than 60 years,...

It’s wrong to blame bats for the coronavirus epidemic

Peter Alagona, University of California, Santa Barbara Genomic research showing that the COVID-19 coronavirus likely originated in bats has produced heavy media coverage and widespread...

Why are whales big, but not bigger?

Matthew Savoca, Stanford University; Jeremy Goldbogen, Stanford University, and Nicholas Pyenson, Smithsonian Institution Both toothed and baleen (filter-feeding) whales are among the largest animals ever...

The animal world is still awesome: 3 essential reads

Jennifer Weeks, The Conversation Editor’s note: As we come to the end of the year, Conversation editors take a look back at the stories that...

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How social media transformed pro-Russian nostalgia into violence in Ukraine

By Ivan Kozachenko, University of Aberdeen When Ukraine’s pro-Russian president, Victor Yanukovych, was ousted in late February, thousands of outraged and fearful people in southern...