UCLA ecologist Dan Blumstein tracks a fluctuating population of the alpine rodents in Colorado that has been studied for more than 40 years.
By Kerry Grens | July 1, 2013
The yellow-bellied marmot (Marmota flaviventris)
IMAGE COURTESY OF DAN BLUMSTEIN AND RMBL MARMOT PROJECT
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By Jef Akst
A look back at the latest microbes, plants, and animals to have secured a spot in science’s known tree of life in 2014
By Molly Sharlach
Citizen-scientist data obtained through the U.K.’s National Bat Monitoring Programme show that populations of 10 bat species have stabilized or are growing.
Researchers find high stress hormone levels in the hair of hunted wolves in Northern Canada.
And too few insights gleaned from them
Antibiotics given to infant mice may have long-term effects on the animals’ metabolism and gut microbiota.
Male and female mice utilize different immune cells to process pain, a study shows.
Putting the microbiome front and center in health care, in preventive strategies, and in health-risk assessments could stem the epidemic of noncommunicable diseases.
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