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A biologist discusses the behavior of a parasitic fly that can cause honey bees to behave erratically, then kill them.
Researchers at Harvard caught pigeons in a parking garage and filmed them with high speed cameras.
Ira talks with eminent biologist Edward O. Wilson and Bert Holldobler about ants, bees, and other social insects.
Spring is in the air - and with flowers in bloom, bees can't be far behind. We'll talk about bees and beekeeping, and get an update on the health of bee colonies around the country.
Tim Gallagher’s expedition to save a woodpecker became a trip about his own survival.
In this month's Science Diction, we look at the origins of the word 'comet.'
The comet ISON, discovered by two amateur astronomers last year, will zoom past ...
The European Space Agency’s Philae lander is the first probe to touch down on a ...
The Rosetta spacecraft has detected the scent of a comet...and it stinks.
As Comet ISON skirts the sun, it could be destroyed—or emerge, even more spectac...
\tIn 2011, comet Lovejoy traveled through the sun’s corona and lived to tell the tale. But its tail was the most telling. Reporting in the journal Science, Cooper Downs, an astrophysicist at Predictive Science Inc. in San Diego, Calif., says that the wiggly path of the comet’s tail helps explain the sun’s magnetic field. \t