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Slideshow: New Species of 2016

By Jef Akst | December 16, 2016

A look at some of the species named this year


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SUNY-ESF’s Top 10 New Species 2016

By Tanya Lewis | May 24, 2016

A look at State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry scientists’ picks


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Monkey See, Monkey Die

By The Scientist Staff | May 1, 2016

What's killing howler monkeys in the jungles of Central America?


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Owl Be Darned

By The Scientist Staff | December 4, 2015

Researchers studying city-dwelling birds are learning about which animals are more suited to urban life.

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Out of Sight

By Nsikan Akpan | September 1, 2013

The community-based healthcare effort that helped stamp out river blindness in one area of Sudan


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Making Good on Research

By Beth Marie Mole | June 1, 2013

Scientists working in developing nations who engage in capacity building find it bolsters the lives of locals and their own work.


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Salamander Evolution

By Dan Cossins | June 1, 2013

Yale University evolutionary biologist Steven Brady studies the evolutionary impacts of roads on the amphibians.


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Icy Veins

By Dan Cossins | April 2, 2013

Intrepid Norwegian explorers discovered the Antarctic icefish, a marvel of evolution, while venturing to an island at the bottom of the Earth in 1927.


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Photonic Colored Creatures

By Cristina Luiggi | February 1, 2013

Animals and plants come in a dizzying array of colors. Current research is cracking into the remarkable structures behind nature's artistic display.

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The Birthday Conference

By Jef Akst | November 1, 2012

Snapshots from an annual meeting that celebrates the birth of a prominent biologist


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