Thursday, July 2, 2020
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New to science newts from Vietnam with an important message for...

In time for the International Day for Biological Diversity 2020, the date (22 May) set by the United Nations to recognise biodiversity...

Predators help prey adapt to an uncertain future

What effect does extinction of species have on the evolution of surviving species? Evolutionary biologists have investigated this question by conducting a...

Evidence of Late Pleistocene human colonization of isolated islands beyond Wallace’s...

A new article published in Nature Communications applies stable isotope analysis to a collection of fossil human teeth from the islands of Timor...

Human activity affects interactions between plants and seed-dispersing birds

Research conducted in recent decades has shown how the destruction of forests brings about a decline in species diversity. A research group...

Aerial insect trap network describes life in the skies

URBANA, Ill. - Like most invasive species, when the soybean aphid arrived in the Midwest in 2000, it brought none of its...

Researchers lay out plan for managing rivers for climate change

CORVALLIS, Ore. - New strategies for river management are needed to maintain water supplies and avoid big crashes in populations of aquatic life,...

A shady spot may protect species against rapid climate warming

HOUSTON -- (June 14, 2019) -- Finding a shady refuge to cool off on a hot day could be more than a...

Research identifies key driver for infanticide among chimpanzees

Research conducted by the University of Kent has suggested that the sexual selection hypothesis for infanticide may be the key driver for the high...

Sediment from fishing choking out sea sponges, study shows

Sediment stirred up from fishing activity has a negative effect on reef-building sea sponges in northern British Columbia, according to a new study...

Emerging frontiers in phenological research

As climate change looms, we urgently need to understand how ecosystems will respond. Plant phenology, or the timing of developmental events like flowering,...