April 11, 2012|
A giraffe’s spots can give away its years.
April 10, 2012|
Social insect soldiers not only protect the colony from insect invasions; some also secrete strong antifungal compounds to kill microscopic enemies.
April 9, 2012|
Yet another study demonstrates that how pesticides might be related to the collapse of wild bee colonies.
April 4, 2012|
A deadly mushroom toxin shrinks pancreatic tumors in mice.
April 3, 2012|
A new study shows that grooming by ants promotes colony-wide resistance to fungal infections by transferring small amounts of pathogen to nestmates.
April 1, 2012|
Fish adapt to feed for months along the entire depth of massive oceanic whirlpools that are rich in nutrients and plankton.
March 30, 2012|
Bees exposed to neonicotinoids, a widely-used class of pesticide, navigate poorly and produce fewer queens, suggesting a role for neonicotinoids in colony collapse.
March 29, 2012|
The open-access Public Library of Science has launched a new journal to publish and disseminate scientific information quickly in the wake of disaster.
March 28, 2012|
House wrens forced to invest extra resources in their offspring produced bigger sons and daughters with stronger immune systems.