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Deer have antlers, walruses have tusks – here’s why so few...

Alexandre V. Palaoro, Clemson University and João C. T. Menezes, UMass Amherst Mating season in the animal kingdom can...

Digital sound archives can bring extinct birds (briefly) back to life

Hannah Hunter, Queen's University, Ontario When people think of extinct animals, they may picture taxidermy, skeletons, 19th-century illustrations or...

Scientist at work: Tracking the epic journeys of migratory birds in...

Julián García Walther, University of South Carolina One morning in January, I found myself 30 feet (9 meters) up...

How do geese know how to fly south for the winter?

Tom Langen, Clarkson University Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert to answer,...

Women have disrupted research on bird song, and their findings show...

Kevin Omland, University of Maryland, Baltimore County; Evangeline Rose, University of Maryland, and Karan Odom, Cornell University Americans often idealize scientists as unbiased, objective observers....

It’s OK to feed wild birds – here are some tips...

Julian Avery, Pennsylvania State University Millions of Americans enjoy feeding and watching backyard birds. Many people make a point of putting food out in winter,...

Curious kids: Why don’t hummingbirds get fat or sick from drinking...

Jessica Pollock, Boise State University Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert to...

Why do birds sing?

David Steadman, University of Florida Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert to...

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It’s too hard to love Primavera 2014 at Sydney’s MCA

By Kit Messham-Muir, University of Newcastle Primavera is the Italian word for springtime, and each spring since 1992 the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney...