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Not bad science

New discoveries in animal behavior and cognition

Smart Birds Make the Worst Parents

Among mountain chickadees, at least, parents that contend with a harsher environment will be more likely to cause harm to their children than risk themselves.

December 4, 2015 — Felicity Muth

Robot Lizards Used to Address Evolutionary Questions

One of the reasons for the incredible breadth in the appearance of animals is to help individuals mate with the right species. This is one evolutionary process that causes differences between populations of animals and that can eventually lead to the formation of new species.

October 16, 2015 — Felicity Muth

Invasive Fish Used to Feed Homeless (and Bears)

I recently read a remarkable story of research done by people right at my home university at the University of Nevada, Reno. Thirty minutes from where we live is Lake Tahoe, which is a large lake which is half in Nevada, half in California.

September 1, 2015 — Felicity Muth

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