The impact of man-made noise on magpie behavior

Human noise pollution is taking its toll on the iconic Australian magpie, affecting the songbirds' ability to forage for food, communicate and respond to alarm calls—but smart birds are less affected than others.

Why you shouldn't be scared of spiders

A school in Gloucestershire, in the west of England, was closed for several days due to an "invasion of poisonous spiders." Experts claimed they were not aggressive, but the school was closed, alarm spread and some media ...

Enhancing earthquake detection from orbit

When a major earthquake strikes, nearby seismometers can inform rapid alerts to residents and emergency services that potentially hazardous shaking or tsunamis may be headed their way. However, local seismometer measurements ...

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