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World's Largest Hummingbird Is Actually Two Species

The Giant Hummingbird of western South America is not one species but two, according to an international group of researchers. The northern population stays in the high Andes year-round while the southern population migrates from sea level up to...
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Save Spring Migrating Birds

Now is one of the most important times of year to keep birds safe by reducing non-essential lighting at night and treating window glass so birds can see it and avoid deadly collisions.
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NYCST Now Accepting Applications for Space Technology Projects

The New York Consortium for Space Technology Innovation and Development (NYCST) today announced that the application window is now open for the consortium’s funding program.
10-Apr-2024 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Lyrebird Synchronizes Elements of Its Mating Dance

To woo a mate, the Albert’s Lyrebird of Australia becomes a real song-and-dance bird. Each male first chooses a stage of entangled vines, then in performance he shakes the vines as part of his courtship footwork, synchronizing each shake with the...
28-Mar-2024 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Early Spring, Earlier Nesting Birds

The NestWatch project at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology documents when and where birds are nesting. The evidence from recent years shows that birds are nesting weeks earlier than they used to and this spring may be no exception.
26-Mar-2024 8:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Firms prefer ready-made AI software, with a few tweaks

In an analysis of more than 3,000 European firms, they found that many – particularly in science, retail trade, finance, real estate and manufacturing – are increasingly opting for ready-made technology that can be tailored to the specific needs...
14-Mar-2024 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Women Eggplant Entrepreneurs Target Food Insecurity in Bangladesh

An initiative by the Feed the Future Insect-Resistant Eggplant Partnership (IREP) is pioneering plant nurseries as a catalytic resource for food and economic security in Bangladesh, which is in turn supporting women entrepreneurs.
8-Mar-2024 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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"Flying Tigers" Come to Live Cornell Bird Cams Project

A streaming camera has gone live on the Great Horned Owl named Athena. She's nested for more than a dozen years at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, Texas. Now, everyone can see her family grow.
5-Mar-2024 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


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Climate data highlights East-West tendencies in Texas wildfires

Cornell University climate scientist Flavio Lehner notes that the Smokehouse Creek fire, like the Eastland County fires of 2022, sits geographically near a dividing line between regions of the country that are forecast to experience either more or...
29-Feb-2024 4:05 PM EST

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