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Hunker Bunker

By | August 1, 2013

Inside the Cold War bunker where wildlife biologists tried to create a safe haven for bats at risk of contracting a deadly fungal disease


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Remaking Nature

By | August 1, 2013

Synthetic biologists need to work together with conservationists to understand the environmental consequences of this new technology.


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Opinion: Marine Canaries in the Coalmine

By and | July 18, 2013

Seabirds can serve as indicators of pollution.


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Meet the Marmots

By | July 1, 2013

UCLA ecologist Dan Blumstein tracks a fluctuating population of the alpine rodents in Colorado that has been studied for more than 40 years.


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The Long View

By | July 1, 2013

In the era of Big Data, research projects that focus on phenomena that unfold across decades have distinct benefits—and some drawbacks.


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New Species on the Block

By | June 27, 2013

A bird living in the Cambodian capital is named as a new species.


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Week in Review, June 17–21

By | June 21, 2013

On the gene patent decision; a high-res human brain model; bats’ influence on moths mating calls; toxicants threaten brain health; platelet-driven immunity


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Nailing Regeneration

By | June 12, 2013

Researchers identify the signaling program that enables finger and toenail stem cells to direct digit regeneration after amputation.


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Why Many Birds Don’t Have Penises

By | June 7, 2013

In avian species, a gene induces programmed cell death during development in the area where a phallus would otherwise grow.

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Bird Bullies

By | June 1, 2013

Regular supplies of food for scavenger birds in Spain may not be the most effective conservation strategy, as smaller birds are bullied away.

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