field work
Sequencing at Sea
Sequencing at Sea
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Aug 1, 2014
Watch University of Florida biologist Leonid Moroz describe his novel approach aboard his floating genome sequencing lab.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Nov 1, 2013
Tracks and Shadows, The Gap, The Cure in the Code, and An Appetite for Wonder
Loss of Bees Bad for Plants
Loss of Bees Bad for Plants
Chris Palmer | Jul 23, 2013
Removing just a single bee species from an ecosystem can decrease the ability of the remaining species to pollinate plants.
US Research Fleet Bottoming Out
US Research Fleet Bottoming Out
Chris Palmer | Jun 12, 2013
Without major investment, the federal oceanographic fleet will shrink to a third of its current size over the next 20 years.
Female Anthropologists Harassed
Female Anthropologists Harassed
Jef Akst | Apr 15, 2013
A new survey finds a high incidence of sexual harassment and rape among women doing anthropological field work.
A Scientist Emerges
Jef Akst | Aug 1, 2012
At age 16, Alexandra Sourakov has her first scientific publication, on the foraging behavior of butterflies.
Bat Luck
Cristina Luiggi | Jan 1, 2012
An intrepid researcher and her team battle the elements and bouts of misfortune to explore the biodiversity of a brand new African country.
Bat Hunt
Bat Hunt
Cristina Luiggi | Jan 1, 2012
Bucknell University mammalogist DeeAnn Reeder raises nets high into the darkened forest canopies of South Sudan to catch bats.