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Animals that Self-Medicate
What if chimpanzees, or even insects, could help us find new cures for malaria or cancer? Welcome to the fascinating world of zoopharmacognosy.
How Climatic Debt Chips Away at the Forests
In French forests, animal and plant species do not migrate fast enough to the north to adapt to global warming. In a recent study, researchers have managed to uncover the mechanisms responsible for...
From Father Models to Model Fathers
In nature, females are generally more involved in parental care than males, but this situation is far from universal. Biologist Frank Cézilly shares the findings of a recent survey on paternal...
Do Animals Work?
Do guide dogs, sheep dogs and circus animals actually work? They do, say the researchers of the COW project, for these animals use their intelligence and sensitivity to perform tasks that require...
COVID-19: How Are Epidemic Models Designed?
“Making Decisions is not a Scientist’s Job”
13 Ocean-based Solutions to Combat Climate Change
When Architecture Mimics Nature
Basic Science is the Best Protection Against Epidemics
Delaying the Epidemic to Help the System Adapt