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Jef Akst | Oct 1, 2014
Extinct, giant arthropods, long assumed to be top predators of ancient seas, didn’t have sharp enough eyesight to be refined hunters.
Kerry Grens | Jun 16, 2014
A crustacean appears anxious after a stressful experience, but a drug can fix it, according to a new study.
Sequencing the Tree of Life
Anna Azvolinsky | Apr 24, 2014
Charting the progress of the various large-scale genome-sequencing projects as researchers working separately on their chosen species begin to pool analytical resources
Kate Yandell | Sep 27, 2013
Some marine organisms have internal rhythms that cycle with the tides and are independent of circadian rhythms.
Pesticides Decimate Biodiversity
Chris Palmer | Jun 19, 2013
Agricultural pesticides, even when used at levels considered safe, can cause devastating losses of invertebrate species.
Laura Geggel | Jul 20, 2012
Biologist David Gruber studies radiant creatures and their fluorescent proteins.
Rachel Nuwer | Sep 21, 2011
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research