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October 17, 2017
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Hatching a new hypothesis about egg shape diversity

Mary Caswell Stoddard, an assistant professor in Princeton’s Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, proposes a far-ranging hypothesis regarding how and why bird eggs acquire their shapes. Her research, an interdisciplinary collaboration involving multiple authors, suggests that the shape of … Continue reading

July 25, 2017
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Caught on video: Lovers’ quarrel among cuttlefish turns violent

MBL scientist studies how aggression fits game theory model of behavior It sounds like Shakespearean drama: A male fights to protect his mate after a rival steals her away, using all his cunning and strength to win her back. Yet … Continue reading

August 23, 2014
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NASA’s NuSTAR Sees Rare Blurring of Black Hole Light

NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) has captured an extreme and rare event in the regions immediately surrounding a supermassive black hole. A compact source of X-rays that sits near the black hole, called the corona, has moved closer to … Continue reading