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In the body, cells move like flocks of birds or schools of fish
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SAN DIEGO — Cell biologists are taking clues from marching ants, flocking birds and other animals to learn how groups of cells move through the body. Such studies are yielding insights about cell movement during development as well as the spread of …

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Focus of Belle Isle driving tour will be counting birds
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A driving tour of Detroit's Belle Isle is part of an effort to assess the abundance of birds around North America. Michigan Department of Natural Resources wildlife staff will participate in today's tour of the island park located in the Detroit River …

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USDA hangs DEAD VULTURES on power lines to scare off the birds of pre
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The town has been plagued by the birds of prey for years since thew 1980s, according to the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries website, and scientists have struggled to come up with a definitive answer as to why. One theory suggests that …

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T-Birds soar to victory
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The Indians later fumbled the ball given possession back to the T-Birds. Gruenwald then ran the ball to the 20-yard line. He later pitched the ball to Caleb Loken for a touchdown. Kyle Jobke kicked the extra point, giving the T-Birds 7-0 lead in the game.

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Birds turn up their beaks at cheap food
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DEAR JOAN: I have had a bird feeder in my newly designed garden for about four or five months. When first installed, it attracted many birds daily and had to be refilled at least two times per week. It probably holds about three cups of seed. Then …

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'The Angry Birds Movie' Trailer: Birds Crash and Pigs Fly
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This is a year of superhero clashing with Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice behind us and Captain America: Civil War just under a few weeks away. But May will also bring the epic clash of fowls and swine in The Angry Birds Movie. The animated film …

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Scientists Unveil Comprehensive Bird Family Tree
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Evolutionary relationships among the world's 10,000 bird species have been tough to decipher, but scientists on Wednesday unveiled the most comprehensive account of the avian family tree ever formulated, detailing how modern bird groups are connected …

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Weekend best bets: Santa, trees, 'Nutcracker,' birds, Star Wars …
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For the birds: Kids can make a pine cone bird feeder from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Edmonds Wildlife Habitat and Native Plant Demonstration Garden. Free (although donations are accepted). Get details here.

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Much-loved migratory birds are winging back to the isles
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I am so excited that I had to tell someone,” emailed my neighbor Joanne. “My kolea is back!” This message was one of several I received last week reporting sightings of Hawaii's much-loved migratory shorebird, the Pacific golden plover, or kolea in …

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Birds Figured Out How to Cure Malaria a Long Time Ago
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In 1998, scientists in India noticed that when an outbreak of malaria flared up, these birds would both eat and line their nests with the greenery from the flower tree. When the scientists stripped the nests of the herb, the sparrows quickly replaced …

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