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Genome Digest

By | October 19, 2016

What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes


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Orca Death Spurs Reevaluation of Satellite Tagging

By | October 10, 2016

A cetacean succumbed to a fungal infection shortly after being darted by researchers seeking to learn more about the species’ migrations and population dynamics.


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Behavior Brief

By | September 23, 2016

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research


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A Tribe of Hornbill Hunters Turns to Conservation

By | September 1, 2016

An indigenous community in northeastern India is a crucial part of the effort to save these majestic forest birds from extinction.

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The Badger-Cow TB Connection

By | August 5, 2016

Researchers in the U.K. report that badgers may be passing tuberculosis to farm animals not through direct contact, as was previously suspected, but through exposure to urine and feces.

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Wolf Species Are Part Coyote

By | July 28, 2016

Genomic analysis reveals wolves and coyotes have hybridized, potentially complicating wolves' protection under the US Endangered Species Act.


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Notable Science Quotes

By | June 1, 2016

14-day-old embryos, prioritizing biodiversity, and more


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Eye on the Tiger

By | April 13, 2016

Following a century of decline, the global population of wild tigers grows.


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Capsule Reviews

By | April 1, 2016

Lab Girl, The Most Perfect Thing, Half-Earth, and Cosmosapiens


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Migrating Monarch Numbers Rebound

By | March 1, 2016

The iconic butterflies have flocked to their Mexican overwintering grounds, seemingly reversing recent population declines.


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