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Which species will reign supreme on Earth once people and cockroaches go extinct?
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  • September 11 2015, 12:08 PM

Which species will reign supreme on Earth once people and cockroaches go extinct?

Hopes&Fears answers questions with the help of experts. Today, we ask a biologist, an environmentalist, and a paleontologist about which "species" could out-survive us all.

  • News
  • July 15 2015, 1:09 PM

Birds on Prozac snack more, study finds

Birds on Prozac snack more, study finds

Starling populations who were given fluoxetine completely changed their dietary patterns, leading to possible ecosystem complications.

  • News
  • June 10 2015, 4:42 PM

The early bird steals your girl

The early bird steals your girl

Male songbirds who sleep in later than their earlier-rising counterparts are at a higher risk of losing their mate.

  • Question
  • March 3 2015, 4:50 PM

Can a woodpecker carry a weasel on its back?

Can a woodpecker carry a weasel on its back?

Hopes&Fears answers questions from our readers and friends, with the help of people who know what they're talking about. Today, we look at a viral photo and ask if a woodpecker can really do that.