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September 3, 2012

 

zebra fish's face

Fear Smells Like Sugar

Fear smells like sugar. At least that's the case for zebra fish.

August 23, 2012

 

Female Anthias fish

Sex Changes In Nature: Yes, It Does Happen!

Females can activate their testes and deactivate their ovaries.

January 23, 2012

 

a cat bats its paw at a toy frog

A Cat “Flips Out”

Do cats' movements when they play with toys reflect how they would hunt in the wild?

January 4, 2012

 

Siamese fighting fish in a small bowl

Airhead Fish

Find out which fish will survive best in your little fishbowl!

November 3, 2011

 

orange fish swimming

Can Fish Hear?

Fish don't appear to have ears. So how do fish hear?

October 3, 2011

 

plastic fish in water

What Is The Great Pacific Garbage Patch?

Fish have been eating plastic in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. This has scientists concerned about long term effects on the environment.

September 29, 2011

 

Sign warning fishermen to not eat fish caught in area due to mercury contamination

Are Indiana’s Fish Contaminated By Mercury?

There are lots of good reasons to make fish a regular part of your diet. But rising mercury levels in aquatic ecosystems are worrying scientists.

June 16, 2011

 

yellow angelfish swimming on a blue background

Can Animals Count?

One... Two... Three. Humans can count but can animals?

March 3, 2011

 

chromosomes

How Chromosomes Vary Across The Animal Kingdom

In mammals, the sex of a baby is determined by the chromosomes it inherits from its parents. But, the combination an animal inherits can be quite different.

January 7, 2011

 

Fishing boat out on water

Do “Flying Fish” Actually Fly?

Wow, what was that? Could it have been a flying fish?

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