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The diversity of rural African populations extends to their microbiomes

January 25, 2019

Our microbiome, the complex community of bacteria, fungi, parasites, and other microorganisms in and on our bodies, reflects…
Scientist to explore how population turnover changes birds’ social networks

April 20, 2018

Population turnover — a universal process driven by birth, death, migration and dispersal — affects social networks of…
Citizen science birding data passes scientific muster

March 21, 2018

As long as there have been birdwatchers, there have been lists. Birders keep detailed records of the species…
Reducing Collateral Damage for Endangered Species

March 19, 2018

Healthier fish stocks. Higher catches. Profits from fishing. Is there a way to achieve these holy grails of…
Scientists unravel complex factors of starfish diseases

March 12, 2018

Cornell University scientists are beginning to unravel the complicated connections between viruses, the environment and wasting diseases among…
Ghosts of past diseases shape species evolution

March 22, 2017

Parasites and diseases are major elements of the environment that affect animal populations. The new findings show evidence…
Why Pandas Are Black and White

March 7, 2017

The scientists who uncovered why zebras have black-and-white stripes(to repel biting flies), took the coloration question to giant…
Bees give up searching for food when we degrade their land

February 8, 2017

A new study into honey bees has revealed the significant effect human impact has on a bee’s metabolism,…
Cooperation helps mammals survive in tough environments

January 25, 2017

New research suggests that cooperative breeding makes mammal species such as meerkats better suited to dry, harsh climates.…
A Deadly Double Punch: Together, Turbines and Disease Jeopardize Endangered Bats

January 19, 2017

Wind turbine collisions and the deadly bat disease known as white-nose syndrome (WNS) can together intensify the decline…
Investing in fisheries management improves fish populations

December 21, 2016

Research published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests that successful fisheries management…
Exciting new creatures discovered on ocean floor

December 16, 2016

Scientists at the University of Southampton have discovered six new animal species in undersea hot springs 2.8 kilometres…
Road salt can change sex ratios in frog populations, study says

November 23, 2016

Naturally occurring chemicals found in road salts commonly used to de-ice paved surfaces can alter the sex ratios…
Bushmeat hunting threatens mammal populations and ecosystems, poses food security threat

October 20, 2016

The ongoing decline of more than 300 species of animals is having significant environmental impacts and posing a…
Human transport has unpredictable genetic and evolutionary consequences for marine species

October 15, 2016

New research, led by the University of Southampton, has found that human activities such as shipping are having…
For sensation-seekers, the color red can elicit rebelliousness, study finds

August 18, 2016

As anyone who has driven a car or crossed a busy street knows, colors play a significant role…
Virus attracts bumblebees to infected plants by changing scent

August 13, 2016

Plant scientists at the University of Cambridge have found that the cucumber mosaic virus (CMV) alters gene expression…
Protecting privacy in genomic databases

August 10, 2016

Genome-wide association studies, which try to find correlations between particular genetic variations and disease diagnoses, are a staple…
Bees’ ability to forage decreases as air pollution increases

July 8, 2016

Air pollutants interact with and break down plant-emitted scent molecules, which insect pollinators use to locate needed food,…
Intestinal fungi may aid in relief of inflammatory disease

June 23, 2016

Fungi that live in a healthy gut may be as important for good health as beneficial intestinal bacteria,…
Study Finds Manta Rays Are Local Commuters; Not Long-Distance Travelers

June 21, 2016

Oceanic manta rays–often thought to take epic migrations–might actually be homebodies, according to a new study. A Scripps…
Rice and mung beans as archaeological sources

June 1, 2016

The colonization of Madagascar remains one of the enduring mysteries of the ancient world. Situated off the East…
New Research Confirms Continued, Unabated and Large-Scale Amphibian Declines: Local Action Key to Reversing Losses

May 24, 2016

New U.S. Geological Survey-led research suggests that even though amphibians are severely declining worldwide, there is no smoking…
Teamwork enables bacterial survival

May 18, 2016

A new study from MIT finds that two strains of bacteria that are each resistant to one antibiotic…
Maize genome ‘dark matter’ discovery a boon for breeders

May 17, 2016

For astronomers, “dark matter” is the largely hypothetical substance that accounts for approximately 85 percent of the matter…
Hear no evil: Farmed fish found to be hard of hearing

April 30, 2016

New research published in the journal Scientific Reports has revealed for the first time that half of the world’s farmed…
Global ocean fish populations could increase while providing more food, income

April 5, 2016

Most of the world’s wild fisheries could be at healthy levels in just 10 years, and global fish…
Genetics reveals the impact of lifestyle on evolution

April 4, 2016

Scientists have long thought that the rate with which mutations occur in the genome does not depend on…
Eating green could be in your genes

March 31, 2016

Could there be a vegetarian gene? Cornell researchers describe a genetic variation that has evolved in populations that…
Better Global Ocean Management

March 30, 2016

New groundbreaking research shows that with improved fishing approaches — compared to business as usual — the majority of…
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