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Spark of Science: Sean B. Carroll

One biologist’s love for science got kickstarted by snakes.

What Pigeons Teach Us About Love

The sweet, avian romance of Harold and Maude.

Big Data Is for the Birds

The mysteries of avian migration at night are being solved with computational power.

Chasing James Bond’s Hummingbird

I venture to Cuba in search of the world’s smallest bird.

How Necking Shaped the Giraffe

The private life of the African giant offers a remarkable view on evolution.

The Queen of the Cumberland River

When I traveled south to research fire ants, I discovered a different kind of hive.

Which Endangered Species Would You Save?

Conservation is in the eye of the beholder.

These Males Are Cheating Animals

The tricks they play would make Darwin blush.

The Intelligent Life of the City Raccoon

Adapting to the urban jungle has made Rocky smarter.

Loyalty Nearly Killed My Beehive

My queen was a dud, and her replacement had been murdered.