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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.
The nautilus, the “living fossil” of cephalopods, can uncover the origins of the...
Could a stash of ancient bones be the work of a giant cephalopod?
In less than a second, cephalopods can change the color, pattern and shape of th...
Biologist Sarah Zylinski studies how cuttlefish see the world by looking at thei...
\tWith its heavy outer shell, weak vision, and primitive brain, the nautilus lacks much of the excitement of the more flashy and cunning cephalopods. Yet a series of experiments by evolutionary biologists Dr. Jennifer Basil and Robyn Crook involving fish juice, blue lights, and mazes dispels the notion that this ancient species is incapable of basic learning and throws into question the origins of cephalopods' intellectual prowess.