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Just tell me where the food is at!

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Many proud dog owners wouldn’t doubt for a second the intelligence of their canine companions. Not only does it seem like your dog simply “gets you,” some even argue that their dog comprehends human languages. However, this sort of talk … Continue reading

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In the case of the fly, smarter males get the ladies.

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As a male amongst a crowd of receptive and unreceptive females, finding a mate to woo and carry your offspring is hard work! The common fruit fly (Figure 1), Drosophila melanogaster, must deal with this complex social scenario in addition … Continue reading

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Too fast to see? Touch instead!

If you’re running at 120 body lengths per second, as some species of diurnal tiger beetles (Carabidae: Cicindelinae) can, it would be rather difficult to see everything around you (Figure 1). Motion blur becomes a problem, as it substantially degrades … Continue reading

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