ethology

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tags: Glowing Life in an Underwater World, marine biology, bioluminescence, luciferase, luciferin, green fluorescent protein, eye-in-the-sea cam, ethology, evolution, Edith Widder, TEDTalks, streaming video Some 80 to 90 percent of undersea creatures make light — and we know very little about how or why. Bioluminescence expert Edith Widder explores this glowing, sparkling, luminous world, sharing…

tags: Eurasian Jackdaw, Corvus monedula, body language, behavior, peer-reviewed paper Eurasian Jackdaw, Corvus monedula. This is the smallest species of corvid (crows and ravens). Image: Wikipedia [larger view]. Those of you who go birding will know what I am talking about when I say that birds are so capable of reading human body language that…