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Slideshow: Examples of Eukaryotic Horizontal Gene Transfer
Horizontally transferred genes play significant roles in eukaryotic genomes
Slideshow: Examples of Eukaryotic Horizontal Gene Transfer
Slideshow: Examples of Eukaryotic Horizontal Gene Transfer

Horizontally transferred genes play significant roles in eukaryotic genomes

Horizontally transferred genes play significant roles in eukaryotic genomes

Slideshows
Cougar leaving the mine entrance
A World of Wildlife in Abandoned Mines
Ian Rose | Jun 1, 2022 | 9 min read
Scientists reveal how mountain lions, elk, and other animals are making use of these underground areas in Colorado.
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Photo of a long-tongued fly
Researchers Identify Novel Long-Tongued Fly Species
Nick Dall | Feb 1, 2022 | 4 min read
The discovery that what was long believed to be one fly species is actually two deepens researchers’ understanding of plant-pollinator relationships in a unique habitat in southern Africa.
Several tadpoles in clear eggs
Slideshow: How Animal Embryos Eavesdrop on the Outside World
Amanda Heidt | Nov 1, 2021 | 4 min read
Watch and listen to reptiles, amphibians, insects, and birds respond to sound from inside their eggs.
Slideshow: Watch Insects in Motion
Amanda Heidt | Mar 1, 2021 | 4 min read
Researchers across disciplines are adopting high-tech tools to better understand the kinematics and behaviors behind insect flight.
Slideshow: Restoring Coral Reefs
Hanna R. Koch, Erinn Muller, and Michael P. Crosby | Feb 1, 2021 | 2 min read
By growing mountainous star corals in the lab and outplanting them to dying reefs, we were able to grow sexually mature corals that could help reef recovery.
Slideshow: Solving a Gray Whale Murder Mystery
Ashley Yeager | Nov 12, 2020 | 2 min read
One way to investigate the record-setting deaths of the marine mammals is to perform autopsies on them, but researchers are also taking a close look at living whales for clues to what could be killing them.
Slideshow: How Ecologists Study the World’s Apex Predators
Katarina Zimmer | Nov 1, 2020 | 4 min read
A global decline of large carnivores has motivated scientists to understand the animals’ ecological roles, and consider whether reintroducing them can help restore ecosystems.
Slideshow: Scads of Microbes Now Stored at Scripps
Jef Akst | Jan 9, 2020 | 1 min read
Take a peek at one of the biggest collections of bacteria and fungi in the world.
Slideshow: Images from The World Beneath
Richard Smith | Nov 5, 2019 | 2 min read
See a world of undersea splendor through the lens of Richard Smith.
City Bees
The Scientist Staff | Aug 31, 2017 | 1 min read
See the urban landscapes in Detroit where researchers are studying the fates of pollinators that adopt a metropolitan lifestyle.
Science March Sights and Signs
Bob Grant, Diana Kwon, Tracy Vence, and Kerry Grens | Apr 22, 2017 | 1 min read
Thousands of people around the world gathered to show support for science today. Here’s a sampling of sights and signs from the Marches for Science in Berlin, Chicago, and Washington, DC.
Sights (and Signs) of #StandUpForScience
Tracy Vence and Ben Andrew Henry | Feb 19, 2017 | 1 min read
Hundreds of people gathered in Boston’s Copley Square today to show support for science.
Historical Hunts
The Scientist Staff | Dec 31, 2016 | 1 min read
See images from a century of fur trapping and hunting in the Amazon basin.
Slideshow: New Species of 2016
Jef Akst | Dec 16, 2016 | 1 min read
A look at some of the species named this year
Slideshow: Nerdy Birdies
The Scientist Staff | Nov 30, 2016 | 1 min read
Meet the pigeons that are redefining what it means to behave like a human by displaying remarkable pattern recognition abilities.
2016 Top 10 Innovations: Honorable Mentions
The Scientist Staff | Nov 30, 2016 | 1 min read
These runners up to the Top 10 Innovations of 2016 caught our judges' attention.
Fieldwork Bloopers
Tanya Lewis | Jun 21, 2016 | 1 min read
Scenes from illustrator Jim Jourdane’s Fieldwork Fail: The Messy Side of Science
SUNY-ESF’s Top 10 New Species 2016
Tanya Lewis | May 24, 2016 | 1 min read
A look at State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry scientists’ picks
Monkey See, Monkey Die
The Scientist Staff | Apr 30, 2016 | 1 min read
What's killing howler monkeys in the jungles of Central America?
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