May 23, 2013|
Researchers discover a microbe living at -15°C, the coldest temperature ever reported for bacterial growth, giving hope to the search for life elsewhere in the cosmos.
May 23, 2013|
May 16, 2013|
The Asian harlequin ladybird carries a biological weapon to wipe out competing species.
May 14, 2013|
Symbiotic fungi on the roots of bean plants can act as an underground signaling network, transmitting early warnings of impending aphid attacks.
May 9, 2013|
The decline of a population of Arctic foxes isolated on a small Russian island may be due to mercury pollution from their diet of seabirds and seals.
April 30, 2013|
In the midst of an ongoing debate over the role of the pesticides in the deaths of bees, the European Union will restrict their use for 2 years.
April 24, 2013|
Researchers in the Amazon are measuring how much carbon dioxide fertilizes the rainforest.
April 16, 2013|
A new report says that neonicotinoids are poisonous to some birds at lower concentrations than previously indicated.
April 10, 2013|
Bees, the pollinators of a third of the world’s food crops, are in peril. And that’s about the only thing scientists, environmentalists, policy makers, and agro-industrialists can agree on.
April 8, 2013|
Scientists are stumped as to why hundreds of starved pups have been washing up on the California shore.
March 20, 2013|
Newly constructed ramps will expand the habitat available to a colony of water voles in London, and similar ramps elsewhere could encourage isolated populations to mix.