- Chimpanzees Prefer Fair Play To Reaping An Unjust Reward. We’re often told that “life isn’t fair”, but certain of our primate relatives feel otherwise: Eric Michael Johnson in The Primate Diaries describes research that demonstrates that chimpanzees have a good sense of fair play!
- A Cataclysmic Variable in the Field of the Kepler Mission. At his eponymous blog, Professor Astronomy describes his personal astronomical observation of a “cataclysmic variable” — and explains what that means!
- The Sharp Shooters of Marine Life. Katie Kline in EcoTone discusses research on the remarkable abilities of the aptly-named archerfish and pistol shrimp, and how their eyes are uniquely adapted to these abilities. (With video!)
Check back next week for more “miscellaneous” suggestions!