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African wild dogs cope with human development using skills they rely...

Scott Creel, Montana State University Large carnivores in Africa are important from ecological, economic and cultural perspectives, but human...

Nocturnal dinosaurs: Night vision and superb hearing in a small theropod...

Lars Schmitz, Scripps College; Jonah Choiniere, University of the Witwatersrand, and Roger Benson, University of Oxford Today, barn owls,...

The zombie company problem and what it means for our economies...

Daniel Merino, The Conversation and Gemma Ware, The Conversation In this episode of The Conversation Weekly, why some economists...

Fences have big effects on land and wildlife around the world...

Alex McInturff, University of California Santa Barbara; Christine Wilkinson, University of California, Berkeley, and Wenjing Xu, University of California, Berkeley What is the most common...

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...

Shark Week looms, but don’t panic

Gavin Naylor, University of Florida Sharks elicit outsized fear, even though the risk of a shark bite is infinitesimally small. As a marine biologist and...

After a fatal shark attack on Cape Cod, will the reaction...

Carlos G. García-Quijano, University of Rhode Island Interactions between people and animals offer insights into human culture and societies’ core values. This is especially true...

A cooler ocean predator than sharks? Consider the mantis shrimps

Thomas Cronin, University of Maryland, Baltimore County When you think about fearsome predators in the ocean, the first thing that pops into your mind is...

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Forget opposites attract – to be happy, find someone like you

By Ryan Schacht, University of Utah Relationships are often interpreted as the outcome of an exchange of goods and services. Common knowledge says that the...