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Google’s new Nest Hub can track your sleep without a wearable or camera
This new smart screen watches you sleep without using a camera.
These fossilized lamprey hatchlings disprove an age-old evolutionary theory
Lampreys were thought of as models of early vertebrate evolution, but new evidence suggests otherwise.
Treefrogs have noise-cancelling headphones built into their ears
Serendipitously, scientists have discovered a way that frogs have evolved to hear the calls of their own species more clearly.
Conservation and ecology research tackles global issues without global input
The data would benefit from being more inclusive.
Identifying animals in photos is trickier than you might think
Images that supposedly showed the extinct thylacine were actually of a pademelon. But how could you even confuse the two?
What underwater sounds can tell us about the state of coral reefs
Ocean sounds are full of surprises.
Wolves use ambush tactics to hunt unsuspecting beavers
The predators deploy different strategies to bring down different prey.
Can a happy lamp help cure your winter blues?
You don’t have to feel depressed to appreciate light therapy.
How fossil preservation and public health are intertwined
To solve future problems, we must protect specimen from the past.
Why everything eventually becomes a crab
There’s some truth to the meme claiming that all crustaceans are evolving into crab-shaped beings.