Scientists Find Evidence of Deep-Sea Fish Migration Route

Marine biologists have found evidence of a previously unobserved deep-sea migration route more than 4,500 feet (1.4 kilometres) beneath the surface of the Atlantic Ocean, according to a new paper. Read More >>

North American Birds Are Migrating Earlier Because of Climate Change

Every autumn as temperatures drop and insect populations decline, billions of birds migrate across the U.S. in search of warmer nesting temperatures and more food availability – both extremely good answers to seasonal depression. In the spring, the birds fly back to mate. Read More >>

Android Messaging Joins the 21st Century, Here’s How to Turn It On

Say bye to SMS. As of last week, Google finished rolling out RCS messaging on Android phones in the U.S. – and it should already be active in the UK. Read More >>

So, Salmon Cannons are a Thing

A viral video’s been making the rounds this week of what looks like some kind of pneumatic tube coaster/aquatic Uber service to help transport fish to wherever the hell fish need to go. It’s an invention of the Washington-based company Whooshh Innovations, and their other fish-handling gadgets have similarly goofy names such as the FishFaucet, the Burst Buster, and the FishL Study Buddy. Read More >>

Extremely Relatable Salmon Get Stuck in Traffic While Migrating

Salmon will do whatever it takes to make some babies. They’ll even dart across oncoming traffic, apparently. Read More >>

Digital Footprints Paint an Eerily Accurate Picture of Europe’s Refugees

Using search data collected by Google, researchers at the Pew Research Center have reconstructed the journeys taken by refugees flowing into Europe from the Middle East. It represents a new way of tracking migration patterns—but the technique could eventually lead to misuse. Read More >>

Watch a Mesmerising Map of 118 Bird Species Migrating Throughout the Western Hemisphere

Cornell University’s Lab of Ornithology has brewed up a hypnotising representation of birds flocking up and down the length of two continents over the course of a year. No more complaining about your commute. Read More >>

Our Electronics are Messing With How Birds Navigate

The air is thick with electromagnetic noise these days: AM radio waves, the electromagnetic hum of computers—it's invisible to us, but birds seem to detect them with their internal magnetic compass. A new study finds that electromagnetic noise disorientates European robins, raising the intriguing and frightening possibility that our cities and their signals could be disrupting the annual bird migration. Read More >>

How to Get a Fish to Cross a Dam

Imagine you're a herring, maybe about a foot long, swimming merrily upstream when you suddenly hit a giant concrete wall. How do you cross it? Engineers are now designing new fishways disguised as broad, rocky pools that help migrating fish make their way through dammed up rivers. Read More >>

Facebook Highlights the Hidden Paths of Migration

The basic shape of urban growth is easy to spot; we look at the fastest-growing cities, for example, or immigration numbers. But yesterday, Facebook's Data Science team revealed a less obvious pattern: Mass coordinated migration, where a group from the same city moves to another. Who are the winners and losers in this urban game? Read More >>

Unraveling the MobileMess of the MobileMe to iCloud Migration

Apple is known for its ability to create products that are easy to use and even easier to understand. Too bad that ease of use doesn't translate to their latest cloud features. Instead, they've seemed to have mastered the art of confusing the hell out of everyone. Read More >>